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Whirlpool gas dryer not hot enough .With small or large loads its taking over an hour to dry. Is there coils I can check?? Not sure what to do

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This sounds like dryer vent has to much lint in it. It needs to be cleaned all the wall to outside of house. It will hold moisture in and not let clothes dry..

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It's a whirlpool awz 7466. It runs fine, but I do not know which settings it needs to be on to dry my clothes normally. A small load will take at least 2 hours and makes laundry take forever. Any help


Hi Jennifer,

Two hours to dry a small load of laundry (even a large load for that matter) is way too long. You're wasting electricity too. The first thing you should do is consult the manual for the dryer to be sure you've selected the proper setting. The literature for this can be found here.

Consult this literature page 63 for the location and cleaning instructions for the (e) lint filter after each drying cycle and (h) heat exchanger at least monthly. Failure to clean both will result in long drying times. If you have the "Gentle" cycle selected, drying time will be prolonged, too.

Hopefully, these suggestions will help you solve the problem. Good luck!

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My extra large capacity Whirlpool dryer does not dry in one cycle. Even if I only put a small load it takes at least 3 cycles to dry


There maybe an air flow issue. With the dryer on check the air flow from the exterior location of your home. There should be a good flow of warm/hot air coming out. If not the inside of the dryer may be full of lint.

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Heats but does not have high heat. Takes about 80 min. to dry a average load of clothes. Dryer will heat up but does not get hot enough


have you checked to be sure you venting is clear leading to the outside of you home. obstructed venting will form your dryer to shut the heat off prematurely with then result in long dry times.
if it is a gass dryer, the the gas valve coils could be goind bad but check the venting first.

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Gas dryer's not hot enough


make sure there is not lint buildup in the trap or the evhaust pipe, sometines it gets built up in path from trap to vent you may have to take it apart to clean

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I have a Whirlpool gold Ultimate Care II gas dryer and 2/3 times the ignitor glows and lights the gas, 1/3 times it won't. When the gas does light, it doesn't seem like it's getting hot enough to do...


I would suggest the coils on the gas valve . Also check the vent to make sure good air flow is getting out of the dryer . Try disconnecting the vent hose and drying a load to determine if maybe the vent is the problem .

Jul 14, 2009 | Whirlpool LGB6300 Gas Dryer

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Whirpool dryer takes 3 cycles to dry clothes


Hi, The first thing to check is the venting to the outside. Make sure it is free of lint and that it is not pinched at all.
If this is a gas dryer, there could be a problem with the coils on top of the gas valve.
Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Vic

Jun 21, 2009 | Dryers

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Gas Dryer - takes to long to dry


Friend,
huuum At your service!

Sometimes this can happen when the vent line is clogged.


1. Check if the lint filter is full and needs to be cleaned.
Try this first.If the vent line is kinked or blocked
2. Then check if the outside screen covering the exhaust vent if this is even half blocked
with lint there will be no heat! This screen is to keep small animals out!
Try checking this and if it is clogged or the spring loaded door is stuck closed.
Try to clean the lint out of the corners of the flap door,
and or remove the screen permanently!
NO ANIMALS LIKE TO GET BURNT,IT'S HOT IN THAT TUBE!
Take the vent line off the rear of the dryer and try if it works. If it does you know it's the vent line and not the dryer that's the problem the dryer.





You will be fine
Bless You huuum

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It takes the dryer forever to dry a load of clothing, no matter how many pieces or thickness. Yes, I have already checked the vents out of the dryer, there not clogged. Any other suggestions?

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Whrilpool gas dryer


DISCONNECT THE EXHAUST FROM THE BACK OF THE DRYER AND TRY DRYING ONE LOAD OF LAUNDRY. IF THE DRYER WORKS O.K. WITH THE EXHAUST DISCONNECTED, YOU HAVE A RESTRICTION IN THE EXHAUST DUCT SOMEWHERE.

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