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Air flow and heating problem inside dryer.

Air exhausting out of back of dryer is strong. The air blowing into the dryer drum (inside) is very week and not very hot.
The dryer mod # is; LER4634EQ2

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  • HARRY TARICA Jan 14, 2009

    Then why is the air not very hot?


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???? this doesnt make much sense, can see how you would be measuring air flow within the cabinet??? air blowing out unit strong means your gettin good air flow fom within, that is a direct relation as to the amount of (hot) air being pulled across the clothing

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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    Ron Coons Jan 14, 2009

    well if youu have cloting (wet clothing) i nt he unit itwont appearto be too hot for the "heat" is being absorbed by clothes.(NORMAL) empty however, on a HIGH setting yes there should be hot exhaust from the back of dryer( back of dryer,) no the end of vent line,vents clog and lint within thevent line will too absorb the heat, always discoonect vent before condemning machine


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