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Not drying clothes within the correct time limit

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The biggest problem dryers face is a clogged vent. if you have a flex hose make sure its not kinked. take off the hose from the back of the dryer and feel if the air is coming thru when running. check the outside make sure it isn't blocked or any animal has caled it home.

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