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Hi thanks for you question . Check the voltage . best is replace the fuses . if breakers .re set. If still no heat lay dryer down front on floor. remove back panel, check the heater on the right . clean all lint in the dryer. and also clean all venting . thanks the appliance doc

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Here are a list of causes that may contribute to this lack of sufficient drying.


CAUSE
• Lint screen is clogged with lint.
• Restricted air movement.
Exhaust vent or outside
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lint.
• Exhaust vent is crushed or
kinked.
• One fuse is blown or circuit
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• Cycle Control knob or temperature
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• Load not contacting the sensor
strips and automatic cycle
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• Fabric softener sheets blocking
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• Large amount of moisture in
the load.
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• Load too large and bulky to
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SOLUTION
• Clean lint screen.
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metal vent.
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• Move dryer to a location with temperatures above
45ºF (7ºC).
• Expect longer dry times with items that hold more
moisture (cottons).
• Expect longer dry times.
• Separate load to tumble freely.

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