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Twisted sheets hi I have a new kenmore he dryer. I load average size loads, but my sheets come out very twisted and balled on the ends, with other clothes traped in them, leaving them wet after recomended drying times. Any idea? I hate the wrinkles and end up re-drying. Thanks

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Dry your sheets separately.

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