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Dryer does not get hot enough to dry clothes Roper REX4634KQ1 Electric Dryer

When I use my dryer the dryer does not get hot enough to dry my clothes. It feels like it gets warm but not hot enough to dry clothes. I have to run clothes through 2 cycles and even then some things are still damp.

 

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  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2007

    dryer does not get hot enough to dry cloth

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2008

    heater coils do not fully light up. The majority of the coil glows but there seem to be some "dead" spots. This is when the switch is on "hi" or "cotton" selection which is the hottest setting. The coil test good for continuity. Could this still be a faulty coil or something else?

    The switch for the fabric settings checks out as well as the thermostats.

    Any suggestions.



    ps; Before this the coil was not coming on at all. The heater relay was bad. I learned about this on the web. The manual I bought from Sears

    said nothing about this possibility!

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2008

    I have a Hotpoint Heavy Duty dryer and have the same problem. Dryer seems to get warm but not hot enough to dry clothes. I also need to dry 2 cycles.

  • karent2008 Feb 16, 2008

    dryer does not get hot

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2008

    mine is brand new + has the same problem

  • ishot2pac Aug 28, 2008

    Sounds like we all have the same problem with no solution, i have amana gas dryer that don't get hot enough, i have to dry my clothes in 4 cycles

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    Dryer does not get hot enough to dry clothes

  • mrshamiltonn Mar 15, 2009

    Where is the heating element or thermostat located in the dryer ?

  • jerry kasper May 11, 2010

    i have a gas dryer that recently stopped heating properly, it takes acouple of times before the clothes dry,why?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    The dryer doesn't get hot enough to completely dry clothes

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    the clothes do not come out as dry, or warm, as they did last week

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    noise while running but clothes still drying

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Dryer feels hot but most of my clothes are not drying. What could the problem be

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    My Amana electric dryer wont get hot enough to dry my clothes the first time. I have to run each load of clothes twice. I am very knoledgeable when it comes to fixing cars but dryers are a whole nother ball game to me.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    The dryer doesn't seem to get hot enough when drying the clothes.

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Either the heater element is breaking or is loose and getting only 110V instead of 240V.  First I would check the wall outlet with a voltmeter for 240V between Line1 and Line2.  Also check the connections and continuity for the heater element.

Posted on Oct 11, 2007

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Check for lint in fan housing , these roper dryers tend to do this , causing loss of air flow across element

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If your element is operating and drawing about 20 amps when on, your problem may be the thermostat (temperature dial) or the moisture sensor (if applicable).  My dryer has 2 heating elements.

Posted on Oct 15, 2007

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The vent may be stopped up, or the vent hose crimped so the air cannot escape, you can check the air flow at the vent on the outside of the house while the dryer is running.
try cleaning the vent and the lint screen with a vacuum cleaner, you may need to replace the vent hose, this should solve the problem

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