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My dryer gets hot and spins but takes several cycles to get cloths dry

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If your dryer is heating, but you are experiencing longer dry times and/or poor drying efficiency, the following link can give you some items to check before you assume there is a malfunction with your dryer:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3578821-dryer_takes_too_long_to_dry

The number one cause of dryer heat related problems is poor exhaust ventilation. If not vented properly, a dryer will not dry efficiently, will take longer than required to dry, and will cause the heating circuits to overheat to the point of failure. The dryer will actually seem hotter as the heating circuits begin to overheat. This is also the source of many fire hazards if not resolved. Read through the link provided and review some of the potential causes.

If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. Please include your MODEL NUMBER, so I can determine how your dryer is configured. I hope you find this information is helpful.

NOTE: If you thoroughly check everything and still have problems let me know. The problem could be related to a thermostat beginning to fail.

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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SOURCE: dryer gets hot spins takes several cycles to dry fully

ahhh very common, clean clean clean inside the dryer, take the lint screen put some toliet bowl cleaner on it let it sit while you are tearing the dryer apart and clean the whole dryer vent and or change it, make sure the flap outside is not stuck shut as well...

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Clothes not dryin

clean out the exhaust vent tubes thoroughly. the moister sensor will shut down the high heat if clogged full of lint

Posted on Jun 06, 2010

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