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Heats up but not drying!!

Our dryer will heat up but it will not dry, everything stays hot and damp and soggy. After about ten hours of tumbling things will dry but thats to long to run it continuously. There is nothing clogging the vent and exhaust areas. It seems to work when we prop the door open, but then fuzz goes everywhere. The fuzz collector does not collect anything either. Does anyone know what could be wrong? There is no electricity or breaker problem, that stuff is fine.

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  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2008

    i live in a t

    mobile i have the same proble would it be that the vent running out side proper

  • bunnymom2k Jan 27, 2008

    well it is an electric dryer, how can that cause it to catch on fire? The dryer is 5 years old. Thanks

  • pleasfixa Mar 09, 2008

    my dryer runs fine at times but then it dries but the clothes are soggy and damp. I have to dump the water out of the hose for it to dry proper. I don't think this is normal. what should i do?

  • sardis Apr 07, 2008

    My dryer will not dry. It gets hot, but clothes stay wet and hot. I replaced the vent system and checked everything including cleaning out the dryer itself from any lint. Please help.

    It is a Roper by whirlpool.



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  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    how old is this drier

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The Vent is CLOGGED !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
TRUST ME
There is no other possible reason for the dryer taking a long time to dry other than vent restrictions or just poorly built duct.
DO NOT RUN THE DRYER WITH THE DOOR OPEN
Not only can it damage the dryer it can catch fire!!!

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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The best way to find out if its a vent promblem is to run a load with the vent off see if it does right reply and ill tell you the easyist way to fix the vent

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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