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Machine runs, but clothing won't dry

Hello all, We have a 2-year-old Malber Washer/Dryer Combo. The machine has been running well, but lately the clothing won't dry. Depite repeated dry cycles, amounting to 4+ hours of dry time, the clothing is still sopping wet. There don't seem to be any other issues with the machine (No funny noises, everything runs when you start a new load). We're calling the company on Monday, but I thought I would check to see if anyone has dealt with the same issue. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!

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It sounds like your heating element is shot. The elements on this machine are very sensitive and if you use too much cleaning fluid the part will wear down after a while. You will need to get the part replaced (yuck) and start to use a little less washer fluid. Please let me know about your experience with the company (danfrogel@yahoo.com)

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