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Long time to dry clothes

I have a Hot point dryer model NVL333EYOWW. It is taking about 2 hours to dry a load of clothes. I checked to make sure the vent hose was not plugged and the heating element gets red hot.

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  • robert_al214 Mar 10, 2009

    I took out the drum and checked heating element. It all turns red. Once
    you start the dryer in turns few for a few seconds and then goes out it
    will come back on but just for a few more seconds. I removed the wires
    from the high limit thermostat and it turns red and stays red. I
    replaced the high limit thermostat and it still does the same thing.
    What else could the problem be??

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The dryer has one of its rows of heaters open. Open up the dryer and check the coils behind the drum. read more

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  • Dan Webster
    Dan Webster Mar 11, 2009

    If you have one of them bias thermostats with 4 wires on it then replace that it might be bad. also electrical breaker. If all is good then your timer is bad. Some of those timers can be fixed by taking them apart and filing down the points on the heating element contacts inside the timer. It will get a burr and half way work.

  • Dan Webster
    Dan Webster Mar 11, 2009

    the 2 small wires are suppose to heat the stat up to make it shut down the heat faster for kit and permapress. They get whack, it is pretty cheap, change it.

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