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It takes at least 2 60 minute cycles to dry clothes. Not even 2 years old yet. Not a new problem has always been this way. What is the deal.

I have an LG stackable front loading dryer--electric. It takes at least 2 60 minute cycles to dry clothes. what is the deal

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  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    Could be:



    - clogged vent hose or outside vent

    - heat selector switch not working on high

    - high temp thermostat faulty



    If you want to further pursue, let me know.

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Check the blower fan which is mounted underneath the drum on my DLE2514W front loading LG dryer. I experienced poor drying along with a loud thump at the start of each cycle. At first I thought it was a bad roller but later found that the blower fan had separated from its bracket so it was not turning with each turn of the moter but rather spinning freely.

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