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My dryer works and seems to be heating up but the clothes won't dry, even if I put just one thing in there. However, the utility room seems much hotter than it used to, almost like the heat is going out instead of in.

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You have a clog in your exhaust somewhere. You must find it and clear it out to prevent serious trouble.

Pull the machine from the wall, remove the exhaust hose and start vacuuming both directions. Do the hose as well ... if the exhaust hose is plastic, replace it with a flexible metal one. Dontf orget the outside vent. When you are sure you cleaned all of it, reassemble and try again. Let me know what happens.

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