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My Frigidaire electric dryer doesn't heat normally.

I get heat, but not as hot as it used to. takes several cycles to dry a load. Plenty of air flow. I even have the vent hose attached to a dryer can in case the vent duct was clogged. No change. Is it the element going bad or some sort of sensor?

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  • mc4bama Jan 05, 2009

    dryer will not heat..wheres the circuit panel

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    I get heat, but not as hot as it used to. takes several cycles to dry a load. Plenty of air flow. I even have the vent hose attached to a dryer can in case the vent duct was clogged. No change. Is it the element going bad or some sort of sensor?

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    My dryer takes forever to dry my laundry.. Plus it take a every load squeak.

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Some of them dryers have 2 elements and one could be out you have too take drum out too check it

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