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It takes several cycles to dry my clothes.

I have vacuumed the dryer hose and the escape hose to the outside of the house and I still need to use 2 to 3 full cycles to dry my clothes.

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    Jeff Rockwell May 11, 2010

    Remove the dryer vent hose form the back of the dryer and try to dry a load. If the results are the same, you have a clog INSIDE your dryer in the blower fan housing. You will need to access the blower fan housing and vacuum out any accumulations of lint. If the dryer does better with the hose removed, you may STILL have a clog in the vent line somewhere. Did you inspect the entire run? How long is the vent hose from the dryer to where it exits your home? How many bends are in the vent line? Does the vent line exit through a crawl space or attic? Do you properly sort your clothes when drying? I'm not trying to insult your intelligence, just need some answers to better assist you. Please provide some answers to some of these questions and let me know.

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Ok Is this gas or electric? If it is gas then you may be haveing a problem with your ignitor coils. take the bottom panel off with a putty knife there should be 2 clips you can see them with a flash light push the putty knife in and pop the panel out. watch the ignition. if the units ignitor glows read and missfires. You have bad coils. replace the solinoids this shouild solve the problem.
But if by removing the vent from the wall and you run a load and it runs fine then you know you still have a problem in your wall.

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