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Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer Won't Dry.

The drum turns, but the clothes won't dry. I have changed the heating element, but no luck. The dryer is hot, but not the inside where the clothes are. What other things should be checked? Thank you so much.

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  • AMB7 Nov 26, 2007

    My fault, I forgot to add I have checked the vent, and cleared it of lint. But I have not checked the internal componets to see if there is lint in there.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Dryer not reaching temperature.
    Clothes not drying. I believe it is either the thermostator heating element. Could you please advise which is correct?
    Thank you
    John McGrath

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Your house dryer vent is clogged. There may also be lint in the internal ducts of the dryer.

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The vent where the air from the dryer leaves the house is blocked. if the air cant get out at the proper rate of speed the clothes cant dry properly. the vent needs to be cleaned out. not just the part be hind the dryer but all the way to the outside. if you need someone to do this for you, most chimney sweeps will handle this problem

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SOURCE: my dryer won't dry my clothes

clean out lint filter check the vent hose make sure you are getting a air flow out your vent hose if not its blocked inside no air no dry it need air to dry cloths heat only will not dry plenty of air heat quicker drying

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