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Why does my fridgidaire electric dryer heats but does not dry clothes.

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This sound like not enough air flow. I would try:

  • Clean the air screen.
  • Clean the outside flapper.
  • Clean the dryer air path.
    • Buy a long. skinny, dryer brush at the hardware store.
    • Remove the air screen and brush out all you can brush out.
    • Remove the exhaust dust and brush out the dryer as far as you can reach.
    • Vacuum out the dryer from the air screen and from the exhaust.
  • Clean (or replace) the exhaust duct.

Good luck

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