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Dryer is spinning and warming up but it's not drying

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Exhaust full of lint. Vacuum into dryer exhaust as far as you can, Then clean out complete vent from dryer to outside. Any lint will catch moisture and clothes will not dry.

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Check the following areas thoroughly to address this issue.


1. Venting
Make sure the dryer vent hose, as well as the rest of the vent duct, is not clogged.

Unless regular maintenance is performed, chances are there is a lot of lint accumulated inside the dryer. This might affect the drying time and could be a fire hazard. Make sure to have your dryer cleaned regularly. Because this might involve taking most of the dryer apart, it is recommended to have a qualified appliance repairman perform this task.

2. Thermostat
There are a couple of cycling thermostats inside the dryer. If one of them breaks down, it might affect the dryer's performance. Replace the defective thermostat.

3. Heating element
A heating element might only be partially burned out, in which case it would still work but will take longer time to dry the clothes. Replace the element if found defective.

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Clean out the duct work, pull the dryer out and clean all the way to the outside. Lint build up in the vent will cause this issue

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer that is getting warm, but the drying power is missing. I am trying to dry towels, socks and t-shirts that are on their 4th spin and the items are still not dry

check your wattage on back,then do load check with amp meter,verify that all of elements are working-watts=voltsxamps,a link may be burnt at elements or element has failed,hope this helps

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