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Dryer heating but not drying the clothes

The dyer cuts on, has no burning smell and is only 3 years old, but you have to dry the clothes twice (80minutes for 1 cycle) to get them to dry. This problem started about 2 weeks ago all of a sudden. I clean my dryer vent out twice a year and cleaned it again. Still the problem is there. The dryer is in a very ventilated area. I cant figure it out. I have 2 switches connected to the element itself could one of them be bad?

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Be 100% sure there is a good air flow outside the house where the dryer vents out this is the most comon problem. Next check in side the dryer drum at the back give a slight tug on the drum toward the front of the dryer you are looking to mack sure there is not a gap between the bulkhead and drum felt. If there is a good seal there then I would repace the Theremostat on the blower housing this is the cycle theremostat

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