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Dryer doesnt get hot anymore after 2 yrs

My dryer doesn't get hot anymore. it takes 2+ hrs to dry small loads

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You may want to check the dryer interior cabinet and/or the entire exhaust duct run to ensure you don't have any clogs. The following link explains many of the problems that can cause poor drying efficiency and longer dry times:

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

Before assuming you have a problem with the appliance, check your installation to ensure you are providing the dryer with proper exhaust and air flow. A dryer in a clogged state or having improper air flow will not dry efficiently and will cause the heating circuits to actually overheat. Eventually, this can lead to component failures and is the source of fire hazards.

If you have any questions, please post back an let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

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