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The dryer takes about 3 hours to dry whereas it

The electric maytag dryer takes about 3 hours to dry now whereas it usually takes about 1.5 hours to dry on a load. Why is the dryer taking longer to dry? thank you.

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Make sure the vent hose and outside door flapper is clear. Try drying one load with the hose off to see if its better.

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