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My tumble dryer is spinning and everything but my clothes are coming out cold and half dry, how can i solve this?

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Clean the vent and make sure you have good air flow to the outside . You can disconnect the vent from the dryer and dry a load of clothes . Comes out dry , vent is the problem .

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