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Maytag coin operated dryer

My dryer leaves the clothes damp after going through the cycle.I checked my vent pipe and it looks clear the whole way! can you please help?

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Re: maytag coin operated dryer

Is the dryer heating at all? have u tried it disconnected from the vent to see if it makes any difference, if disconnected and it still doesnt work correctly u'll probably need a new thermostat it also depends on if it gas or electric heating elements in electric are either good or bad no in between its just a coil

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