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I just bought a gas dryer - takes forever to dry clothes

My new Kenmore 7.3 gas dryer has several temp settings, including "sanitize" which is supposed to mean ultra hot - and it takes 2 hours to dry a load of t-shirts and underwear. If I stop the dryer mid cycle and touch the clothes inside they are warm, but never hot as expected. Is this normal? I hear the gas turning on and the electricity works to turn the drum, but the air just isn't hot.

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Check the high limit switch/thermostat on the burner housing and if they are weak they will cycle the heat off too soon and it wont build the heat you have it set for,just bypass it with a jumper wire to test it,if this is the problem,dont leave it bypassed,replace it as it is a safety feature to prevent a fire

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