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Kenmore model 97595220

Takes a long time to dry clothes

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SOURCE: 2 to 3 cycles to fully dry clothes

if the clothes are warm after the cycle then you need to make sure the vent to the outside of the house is not plugged if they are not warm then it is in the heating circuit of the dryer wether it be the element or a fuse will have to be tested. to dry clothes it takes heat and air flow if you dont have one of the two they will not dry correctly

Posted on May 18, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Dryer model DBXR463EDIWW

If there is no lint blocking the air outlet path, I would next check two things: First, is the dryer in a small, closed room? If there is not enough space for air to get in to the dryer, it won't have good airflow through the clothes. Second, for older dryers, the blower fan may be loose on its shaft or, if the blower has its own separate motor, the blower motor might be dead. In order to find the blower fan, you'll have to be able to open up the dryer. Once you find the fan, see if it turns easily without moving the motor shaft -- if so, you need to replace the fan. Also, be sure there isn't anything blocking the blades of the fan.

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer working but takes quite a long time to dry clothes

Hi either the vents are clogged with lint and you will have to get those brushes to clean the lent traps. or it is the element. Probably the former and not the latter. But it depends on the age of the dryer.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: kenmore elite he3 takes wat to long to dry cloths

If your dryer is STILL heating, but you are experiencing longer dry times and/or poor drying efficiency, the following link can give you some things to check before you assume there is a malfunction with your dryer:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3578821-dryer_takes_too_long_to_dry

The number one cause of dryer heat related problems is poor exhaust ventilation. If not vented properly, a dryer will not dry efficiently, will actually take longer than required to dry, and will cause the heating circuits to overheat to the point of failure. The dryer will actually seem hotter than usual in many cases as the heating circuits begin to overheat. This is also the source of many fire hazards if not resolved. Read through the link provided and review some of the potential causes.

If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope you find this information is helpful.

NOTE: If you thoroughly check everything and still have problems let me know. The problem could be related to a thermostat failure.

Posted on Apr 21, 2010

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SOURCE: LG DLE5977W Clothes Dryer takes forever to dry

the most common problem is air flow restriction.make sure the machine is not pushed back to far and the ducting is getting kinked or blocked some how.when the machine is running go to the outside of your home and feel for the air blowing out of the dryer it should be pretty strong if it is not then there is a restrtion in the main line somewhere.and a leaf blower can be used on the inside of the house by sticking the tube in the vent hole and blowing it out but make sure that the outside part of the venting is clear so anything in the main line can come out.

Posted on Nov 17, 2010

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