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Clothes not drying even after 4 cycles

Maytag PYE2200AYW, heats, drum spins, but after four cycles clothes/towels are still damp to mildly wet. I've cleaned out the lint trap, taken the fron panel off and cleaned the lint trap holder and there was not enough there to cause a problem.

I'm guessing it's not getting hot enough, where do I start>

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You have to check your dyer vent hose and vent pipe to outside for any restrictions. #1 problem for extented drying time. it like having a backed up sink


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