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Condenser sensor dryer not very hot

My dryer is only a few months old but is nothing like as hot as the one that it replaced. Does the unit have more than one heater element and perhaps one might be faulty? or does this model not get very hot?
Is a maintenance manual available , or wiring diagram?

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The heationg elements are tied together so they either work or don't work,it sounds like your hose vent might be clogged,also check power coming into the dryer on the terminal block,make sure you have 115 on each leg,mike

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fluff and old stuff gathers in it, if you leave it too long it will burn out the thermostat
instructions below.

Step 1

Open the condenser cover

- grip the handle and pull

towards you.

Step 2

Remove the condenser by

turning the 3 catches, then pull

the condenser towards you. (It is

normal for some residual water

to be left in the tubes).

Step 3

Clean the condenser with running

water over the rear side to

remove any fluff deposits.

Step 4

Replace the condenser unit;

make sure that the unit is

securely in place, that all 3

catches are fixed and that the

position arrows on the front end

of the condenser are pointing

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