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I just moved into a new place and my dryer has never had any problems before. We had to switch from the 3 prong cord to the 4 prong but otherwise installed it no problem. Everything seems to be running fine (the dryer is tumbling and the clothes are getting hot) but I've been drying the same load for 4 cycles now and they are still wet...not damp. I checked the duct and the dryer side of the duct and the wall side of the duct and it seems nice and clear. The lint collector on the dryer is empty as well. The only suspicious thing is that there is a light that comes on the back of the unit periodically while running....it glows orange for a few seconds and then shuts off.

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  • geminivo Apr 04, 2008

    i had to change the 3 prong cord to the 4 prong cord when i moved to my new apartment the dryer is not getting as hot as it should and clothes are damp not dry. what could be the problem please advise on what to check for.my dryer worked until i changed out the cord.

  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    try drying a load with the vent unhooked from the dryer and what kind of vent do you have it hooked up to go out side with the vent hooked up and check the airflow and let me know also make sure the damper door is opening

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The exterior exhaust vent for the dryer was locked shut not allowing the air to escape. So hopefully that will completely solve the problem!

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