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Dryer working but takes quite a long time to dry clothes

It does heat up but not to what it should to dry the clothes or takes a long time. where can i get an istruction manual from for the hdc7fmuk model as i was given this machine.

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  • sandrabond36 Jul 19, 2009

    thanks wasn't sure which but will give it a good clean if still not right will get a new element. looks easy enough to replace. thanks

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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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