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Drying time taking to long

I have a whirl pool gold dryer /seneon.It use to dry very well in short time and now it takes an extra 60 to 90 minutes to dry.There is no abstructions in the dryer or vent hose all the way out to exit.I noticed in the dark (best way to see the glow coils work)that the heating emements turn off prematurly and takes a while to come back on I'm having the same problem with 2 sets of stack dryers. There doesn't seem to be a lint buildup that I can see, the gas cycles on and off so it does get hot so I am baffled. I've got the same dryer, home version, at my house and it is 13 years old and works flawlessly. Maybe that is not a valid comparison since these get more use but they are 8 years old. What can I check?

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Try putting a vaccume cleaner as far down the vent hose as it will go and suck anythng in there out, , And if you can put a vacume cleaner attachment in the lint trap and suk some stuff out as well ,, other than that i doubth that there is anything else that can cause the problem...

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

  • Rishi Roshan Ali Jan 16, 2008

    Try placing less items in the dryer and see if it drys ..There could be too much items in the dryer and because of the weight its using too much enegry, so that will cause it to turn of prematurely... If that dont help try changing the coils,, but i douth its the coils ,, its eighter something in the vents eighter the hose or where the hose attachs or the lint vent.. OR WEIGHT ,, as the macing gets older it tends to get weaker so if its overloaded that will cause it as well,, try just putting a few items and see if it works

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By the way your describing the problem the thermostats are getting weak on the elements replace the operating and the high limit t-stats.

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