Question about Dryers
This is a regular Amana dryer, NOT a washer/dryer combo.
I noticed the last couple of weeks, it is taking longer to dry the clothes.
Yes, the filter is clean.
Can you help?
It sounds to me like the heating element that heats up to dry the clothes has gone faulty or tripped out. Cant really tell from here.. when you open the drier is there a good level of heat ? If not, its the heating element section at fault.
Posted on Mar 17, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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