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Hello, my frigidaire dryer-washer is not drying...it could be running for several hours but it doesn't dry

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If the clothes are not getting warm at all, heater element needs to be replaced. if they are getting warm, you need to check filter, exhaust tube and out side outlet for blockage

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Dryer not drying


Hello Tony Palow - Have you recently cleaned the ducting? Confirm that it doesn't have any debris or build up. Try reprogramming the unit by unplugging it or flipping the household circuit breaker off. Wait approximately ten minutes and if the unit still does not dry, I would recommend contacting a professional to proceed further since it could be any one of several underlying causes. Most than likely the dryer has a faulty control board, heating element, blower assembly, thermostat, sensor or damaged cord.

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Just bough a used frigidaire stackable unit model FEX831CS and washer makes extremely loud noise on spin cycle. and dryer takes over 2 hours to dry a regular load of clothes. Please help


Hello uucyc1 - From what you have described it sounds like you either have a problem with the washer tub bearing, belt, motor or trunnion (steel bar that secures the inner basket to the transmission shaft). As far as the dryer, long dry times typically are a result of poor air flow. Make sure that the dryer exhaust vent is completely clear and that the unit is not overloaded. I would suggest contacting an experiencing service technician to determine the precise cause to both units.

Mar 02, 2013 | Frigidaire FEX831CS Top Load Stacked...

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Clothes take.2 hours or more to dry


Check to make sure that the dryer vent is clean. Most of the time when the clothes take a long time to dry it is the vent. If the vent is clogged then it cannot circulate the air inside the dryer. Also check underneath the lint filter to make sure it is not clogged as well

Jul 12, 2011 | Frigidaire FEX831CS Top Load Stacked...

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I've recently purchased a FirgidAir laundry dryer (Model FCED3000ES ELE). The company installed drying time is 45 min that doesn't dry load well. I want to extend drying time to 1hr. Could you...


If you are looking to increase the time, the dryer comes with additional wheels for the timer. The one with the least number of posts is the longest time. I forget if it has two or three posts. You just remove the timer from inside the coin box and slip off the 45 minute wheel, and slide on the 1 hour wheel, and then put the timer back. Very simplet.

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Hello my dryer doesnt work properly it runs


The valve resistance is 1995 ohms and the ignitor is 185.
Inspect the dryer venting from the rear of the dryer to the outside vent hood of the home.
If there's a restriction in the vent--the clothing in the dryer takes longer to dry.
When the dryer is functioning normally---the time required to dry laundry is determined by the *Sensor* located on the drum side of the lint filter housing and by the main control board.
When laundry is near dry--any Time Remaining on the control panel that is *not* needed will be eliminated---except for the last 6 minutes.
The final 6 minutes of any automatic cycle is for cooling down the laundry before the dryer ends the cycle.
If a dryer *counts down* to the last 6 minutes but the laundry is still not dry--the computer will allow the dryer to run until the laundry has dried or defaults (not drying within the additional time allowed).
Dryer vents that are longer than 8 feet with more than (2) 90 degree turns--can affect drying performance.
Setting the DRY LEVEL selector to *Very Dry* will solve most dryability issues. In homes with abnormally long vents--even the longer run time in the *Very Dry* setting is usually not sufficient to dry laundry loads.
Reducing the length of the vent or starting a second cycle becomes necessary to fully dry the clothing.
If a second cycle was started---only the amount of time that is needed to dry laundry will be used before dropping to 6 minutes and then the cycle will end with dry laundry.
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LG gas dryers are more sensitive to venting length and air flow resistance. The gas burner can cause a rapid increase in temperature compared to an electric burner.
Rapid temperature rise in a gas dryer leads to premature burner shutdown (longer time required to dry laundry).
The gradual temperature increase of an electric element is more "forgiving" in homes where the dryer venting is less than ideal.
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Problem:
The dryer has an auto dry feature which never fully dries the clothes so we wind up manually setting the dry time to an hour
Solution:
LG gas dryers are VERY temperamental in long vent set-ups. If fabric softener sheets are used in the dryer--clean the two stainless steel strips of metal on the lint filter housing with a SCOTCHBRITE PAD--scrub back & forth several times to remove the waxy residue from the fabric softener sheets. Most,if not all manufacturers do *not* recommend using sheets in dryers that have a moisture sensor (electrodes).
However--using a SCOTCHBRITE pad keeps the wax off those sensors which can be seen if looking *into* the dryer drum and at the lint filter housing.
If only *liquid* fabric softener is used in the washer--clean the dryer sensors once a month. Liquid softener also contains wax which can slowly accumulate on the dryer sensors from the laundry washed in the washer.

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Dryer gets hot then takes very long to dry, vent line has been cleaned out, voltage is correct, what may be causing it to heat up then take awhile to dry. Little over an hour but clothes do come dry just...


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The problem is with its Heater thermostat going bad as when the temperature increases after a certain limit then it'll cuts off the power to the heater. To fix it you'll have to replace this part, hope you understand...as everything else is working fine so the issue is with this part only. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.

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Nov 11, 2010 | Frigidaire FEX831CS Top Load Stacked...

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Dryer will not heat-up, clothes stay wet even after hours of drying! gas is on, gas bill payed,turning needlessly, no drying.


It is possible that your dryer isn't heating because its heating element is defective. Heating elements are irrepairable. If yours has ceased to function properly, you will have to replace it. Open your dryer's cabinet and locate the heating element so that you can test it.

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A dryer needs to exhaust properly in order to dry no matter where it's situated. Insure that the venting is not crushed at the back and that it has a good strong air flow outside

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id look into a clogged and or kinked exhaust vent. perhaps where it leaves the home theres a screen over the housing thats clogged itself w/lint. its generating heat, thats good now just needs to release it somehow

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