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Dryer doesn't dry clothes thoroughly

I have to start my whirlpool dryer over several times before the clothes dry completely. I've cleaned the lint trap and disassembled the back to clean all the lint from the back. i'm stumped

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    Jeremy Reddick May 11, 2010

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Turn off your breakers, then back on to insure a good reset. Then check the wiring from the receptacle, to the plug and then to the back of the dryer. You are getting some heat which tells me that one leg of power is out. I don't think it is your element, because you get some heat. Let me know how you do.

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