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My 8yr old Magtag PYET244AYW dryer is getting worse...

On regular dry, the heating element glows orange 15-20 secs, turns off about 45secs, and the tumbler is turning ok, but clothes are not drying effectively. The lint trey is clean and the vent is clear. We typically have to run an average load 3-4 times. What should I check or replace? Des 15-20 secs sound right or could the thermostat be messed up? Thanks.

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Check the air flow at the exhaust,
you should have a good and steady flow while the dryer is running.
sometimes cloggs happen in the middle of the exhaust line

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