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Dryer is not drying clothes.

It is tumbling and I can hear the motor working. It has been taking a long time to dry the load of clothes lately. Now, after 2 cycles of drying, the clothes still aren't dry, but feel warm.

It is a GE dryer, model DBSR453EB3WW, purchased new sometime between 2006 and 2007.

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  • robinsons118 Apr 22, 2009

    Thanks for the info. It is getting hot and the back of the dryer is really hot. Could it still be the heat selector switch or a thermal-limit switch/tstat? I checked, the blower is working and I also took the venting off and make sure there was no blockage, it looked good.

  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    By really hot, do you mean it is too hot to touch as in it would burn you if you held it long enough?

  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    Sounds like it is only heating on low. Could be the heat selector switch or a thermal-limit switch/tstat.



    If you want to discuss further, let me know.

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