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Problem with my Kenmore 62622 Electric Dryer

My dryer vent is not clogged, i've cleaned it over and over. Although the dryer does not seem to be catching the lint it used to. I normally set it on the star for everything (ultra dry).Now it seems to not heat up, but if i run it on the shortest timed setting, everything gets very warm and dry, like it used to do on the star setting.

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    dryer heats up good but does not catch any lint

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It could be the elements inside dryer, one or more could be bad, the different settings causes the dryer to do different things, so whatever your setting on ultra dry may not be operating at full force. Hope this helps.

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