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My ge wont dry clothes it takes 2 hours

My dryer worked perfectly until we moved it was a short move about 5 miles and now I have to run the dryer through 2 cycles before the clothes dry!!

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Check the exhaust duct. It's best to have a short run and no obstructions. It's also possible that a heating element could have been damaged in the move.

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