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Dryer runs way too hot. can't touch clothes

The dryer runs too hot

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Go outside and check the vent outlet. is air blowing out. if not clean vent, make sure vent hose is not kinked.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Dryer does not get hot enough to dry clothes Roper REX4634KQ1 Electric Dryer

The vent may be stopped up, or the vent hose crimped so the air cannot escape, you can check the air flow at the vent on the outside of the house while the dryer is running.
try cleaning the vent and the lint screen with a vacuum cleaner, you may need to replace the vent hose, this should solve the problem

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: our dryer is a model # fer641fso. it is notgetting

u have a clogged vent,,, undo vent to dryer run a load if heats faster then replace dryer vent, and clean out ur ducting with a leaf blower blow that ducting lint outside.

Posted on Feb 03, 2010

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SOURCE: Dryer does not get hot enough to dry clothes Roper REX4634KQ1 Electric Dryer

If your element is operating and drawing about 20 amps when on, your problem may be the thermostat (temperature dial) or the moisture sensor (if applicable).  My dryer has 2 heating elements.

Posted on Oct 15, 2007

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SOURCE: My Maytag dryer won't dry clothes.

Pull the dryer out away from the wall. Unhook the vent from the dryercompletely. Do not put anything over the dryer exhaust on the back ofthe dryer. Do a normal load with the vent unhooked. If it dries betteror ok like this then the problem is in the dryer venting. Like ablocked vent pipe or a smashed or restricted vent hose.
If the vent doesn't make a difference,then check the blower wheel for excessive lint build up, check thatthere isn't anything stuck to the air intake baffle inside the drum,(i.e. the screen on the back wall of the dryer when looking into thedrum). Check the lint filter chute for blockage. Check that the heatingelement isn't shorted to ground. Check the exhaust temperature of the dryer. A meat or pocket thermomter can be used for this. It should cycle between 120 degrees and 160 degrees. Check that the drum seals are not worn out.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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SOURCE: The dryer is not drying the clothes. It takes two

I suspect your exhaust is clogged. Check it thoroughly! This could be a fire hazard. Check the lint filter, the entire length of the hose and the flap on the outside vent. If your hose is plastic, please have it replaced with a new aluminum exhaust.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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