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I have an Amana LEA30AW that is approximately 7 years old. It takes 2-3 cycles to dry. I have checked the voltage at the plug 240VAC L1-L2 and 120VAC L1 or L2 to Gnd. I cleaned the lint from the vent duct and the inside of the dryer. There was minimal lint. I drilled a small hole (5/32”) in duct at the back of the dryer and inserted a thermometer. The discharge temp with the cloths almost dry is approximately 165? F. There appears to be a good air discharge at the wall vent. Any ideas would be appreciated.

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Ok your dryer is heating However it sounds like it is short cycling. Between the cylinder and Front and Rear bulkhead are seals. Take a bottom panel off the dryer and flash a light up at the seal area, while you are doing this look in the cylinder and see if you see lite, if you do this is were the air is leaking thru causing your dryer to short cycle.

Replace both the front and rear seals, is a real pain, take your time and you will do fine.

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