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My dryer seems to be working correctly and drying but I have to run it 2 or 3 times to dry a load. When you open it the air is hot just does not seem to be hot enough to run it one cycle. If I set it on the 60 minute cycle it takes 2 or 3 of those before the load is dry.

Any help would be great.


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    I also have a problem with this takes all day to dry 1 load of laundry. It gets hot, in fact, the top of the dryer feels very hot to the touch. We have disconnected to exhaust tubing to see if it was clogged, and it was full of water. We cleared out the tubing, but the dryer is still not drying the clothes. Any other suggestions?



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The vent that takes the air from the dryer out of the house is clogged. not the part right behind the dryer but from where it goes into the wall to where it leaves the house needs to be cleaned. when the air cant leave the dryer at normal speed it takes for ever to dry a load of clothes

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