Electrolux dryer with blower fan design flaw

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Feb 15, 2019
I purchased a $1000+ Electrolux dryer Sept 2016. One year + 1 month (Oct 2017) later I had it serviced because it sounded like an airplane was taking off, it was vibrating and the clothes weren't drying within the cycle. The service technician vacuumed the fins on the blower fan which was clogged with lint. I clean the lint screen after every load. This is in a location not accessible without removing the front panel. I had it serviced again with the same problem (July 2018) and again (Jan. 2019). The last service tech told me it was a common problem with this model of dryer. I contacted Electrolux to inquire if there had been a recall on the model. They said no. A google search shows many owners with the same issue. I called the 800 number, sent a formal e-mail and followed up twice by phone. I requested the replacement parts be supplied free of charge ($425). They will not assist in any way. They're standing by the machine was out of warranty for parts and labour after the first year and parts are warrantied for 2 years. In one e-mail correspondence they recommend getting the machine repaired because a lint-clogged blower can cause a fire. Any suggestions?