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Clothes aren't getting dry very fast

I can't get my clothes to dry very fast. This just started happening yesterday.
The dryer heats up and all but it takes forever to get the clothes dry. I cleaned the lint trap, even washed it off with a hose outside. I checked the vent on the side of my house and everything there seems to be working properly.

Can you help me? Thank you!

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Re: Clothes aren't getting dry very fast

First, check your circuit breakers, turn them off and on...there are two linked together labeled 40 amperes or more. Next guess will be the thermostat or the heating coils. Use a multimeter to check these parts. A diagram is usually attached to the back of the unit. Oh, is the drum turning? Are your clothes reasonably damp dry when you put them in? Is the vent hose kinked when the unit is in place?

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