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Kenmore Dryer -Very little heat

I'm having to use the dryer for about 1hr. 20mins. or so, to dry a medium sized load. Element is fine, and back of dryer (inside) is hot briefly. Any solutions?

I didn't get a manual when I got the dryer, and have had too many arguements with Sears, trying to explain that I didn't get one and just wanted one in the event that I need to fix anything.

Model #110.C6682500

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  • FixitGal1 Oct 20, 2008

    Tried this this morning, with dryer pulled out about two feet from wall. Venting to outside strong and checked hose for any debris, etc. No difference. Thanks for the suggestion; any other thoughts aside from replacing the thing?

  • katnchris Nov 07, 2008

    I have a whirlpool gas dryer that is approx. 6 years old.  It hasn't been heating well. It starts out hot and then cools down like it is only air drying.  Repairman cleaned everything out in the dryer itself but suspected that it was the vent.
    We cleaned a ton of stuff out of the long, angled vent, but the dryer is still having the same problem.  Any suggestions?  If it's a big, expensive thing is it worth repairing of replacing?  Already spent $100 for the initial housecall/diagnosis.

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Remove hose from rear of dryer ..try load with hose off if dryes ok suspect vent hose plugged either at rear when dryer pushed back or between inside and outside exhaust

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