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Not heating good

My problem is that my dryer will not dry the cloths in one cycle.i do not put alot of cloths in it and the lint filter is always clean.It takes at least three cycles to dry the cloths

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  • belvin66 Dec 01, 2008

    Dryer taking more than one full cycle to dry a normal sized load of clothes. Dryer vent system was inspected and although no significant blockage, was cleaned. If I understand correctly, the high-limit thermostat only engages if the temp reached 165 degrees or so...for this reason, I don't suspect this part to be the issue. Is the regular thermostat a "works" or "doesn't work" part? I feel I can replace whatever is not working correctly but don't want to change parts unnecessarily. What is my best course of action?

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If replacing the control thermostat does not remedy the problema, then timer replacement is nessesary.If it was me I would replace the thermostat first.What I really suspect is a burnt contact inside the timer at the RH terminal. Yours is not totally fried but well on the way.
If you are careful you can clean the contacts inside the timer. You must remove the small retainer ring before removing the plate or the timer will never go back together correctly(that is the secret,Shh!)

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