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Items in dryer are not quite dry, cool down cycle is real short, heat is maintained in dryer when it stops and wrinkles clothes. Cool down cycle went from 4 minutes down to one, skipping 3 and 2. Same thing after 5 loads. I think the durations of the cycles aren't long enough.

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  • w4570shooter Mar 08, 2009

    checked vent when being installed last week, no blockages and vent was as per diagram of installation.

  • mbt40 May 02, 2009

    The clothes in my dryer don't get all the way dry. I put them in for a little while longer and the sensor gets in the way shutting it off before they are dry.

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Check and make sure it has a clear clean vent.no kinks in vent hose.if yours vents thru roof then you may want a chimney sweep to come and sweep your vent out.if it goes thru a wall check and make sure know blockage.

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