Some dryers have a thermal trip which can be reset often from the rear. Other than that, best to check the heating element with a multimeter - this will show you if power is reaching it, and if so, the element is bust. If no power, then it will be a wiring fault or perhaps a problem with the PCB electronics.
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I'd start by unfastening the vent hose off the back of the dryer and running the hot air into the room or with a large pipe out a window, to see if the vent pipe is plugged to the outside. If that does not speed up drying, check to make sure the washer is not at fault, by the wetness of the clothes. A loose belt can let the clothes be too wet from the washer. Then, I'd take the whole dryer apart and clean the inside. In the past 3 months, I have had 3 different dryers that were full of lint, over a two shoe-boxes of lint inside each one. The reason for the buildup is poor design, and each dryer was many years old.
You have one of 2 problems. Your clothes are getting put into the machine too wet because the washer isn't spinning them out all the way. Or you have a clogged vent causing the unit to take too long to dry properly because it can't remove the moisture properly. Check your vent outside to see how hard the dryer is blowing the air.
HI The drum is mostly stainless steel; The end that contacts the drum guide is just painted steel. After years of rubbing, some rust can form after the paint wears away,thus, causing the stain. Painting the bare metal (after removing all rust) and replacing the tumbler bearings,roller and roller shafts, will correct this issue and prevent it form happening in the future. You should also replace the tumbler seal while the unit is disassembled. Part numbers are below:
Try drying your clothes without the dryer sheet and see if the smell is still there. If it is not, then the problem is the dryer sheet. If it is, then you need to describe the smell better. Different people handle smells differently. What smells musty to you may smell fragrant to others. You need to determine if the smell you don't like is really a musty smell, or is it a fragrance you don't like. Have some friends (not family members) smell the clothes and verify if what you are smelling is musty or fragrant.
It could also be that even though the clothes smell OK out of the washer, that the detergent you are using is the cause.
The orange glow is the heating element working. It mush have good air flow or the coil will burn out and stop heating. Also the thermal limit will stop the heat if to great. If you went all through the vent and the tubing is not smashed or flat check the outside vent for air circulation, if good try to dry a load of clothes. Are you sure your washer is spinning out well? Wet clothes take longer to dry.
Depending on the make and model, you should have a temperature sensor somewhere on the heating element box. That may be malfunctioning. They are usually less that $10 USD and replacement is real easy. Simply unbolt the old one, pull the two wire from it, put the wires on the new one and rebolt it to the heater unit.