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Dryer isn't drying

My dryer was making a noise (like when a car belt needs to be oiled) a consistent squeaking noise. Now the noise is gone but the closes won't dry. I ran the dryer and took the hose of the back. Im getting hot air blowing out so i'm guessing a "type of blower motor" needs to be replaced? that would explain why I have heat but not heat inside the dryer cylinder.

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I too have this problem with the same model. Call the 800 on the manuel they told me its very common for the heater to go out in this model. They said they would pay for it if I used the recommended repairman but they lied he said we have to pay him.
We got duped by buying this dryer...Lowe's wont even sell this brand anymore.

Posted on Feb 18, 2010

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If there is no heat. the heating element most likely is faulty. You can test the power to it with voltmeter to see if it is getting power.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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I am asuming the belt is ok and the drive motor is working properly.

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