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IS IT HEATING? IF YES, IS THE DRUM TURNING? IF YES,
THERE IS A RESTRICTION IN THE AIR FLOW SOMEWHERE.
CHECK THE OPERATION WITHOUT THE VENT ATTACHED TO THE DRYER FOR ONE LOAD.DOES IT DRY O.K?
THERE IS A RESTRICTION IN YOUR EXHAUST.MAKE SURE YOU DON'T PUSH THE DRYER TIGHT AGAINST THE WALL. YOU MIGHT PINCH OFF THE FLEX VENT MATERIAL. YOU CAN'T JUDGE THE AIR FLOW BY VIEWING WHERE THE VENTING GOES OUTSIDE. IT MIGHT HAVE AIR FLOWING OUT IT, BUT CAN STILL BE RESTRICTED. REMOVE THE SECTIONS OF DUCT AND CLEAN OUT THE LINT FROM THEM. IF YOU HAVE FLEXIBLE MATERIAL RUNNING A LONG DISTANCE, GET RID OF IT. USE ONLY 4INCH RIGID METAL PIPE FOR LONG DISTANCES. THEN CONNECT TO IT WITH A SHORT PIECE OF METAL FLEXIBLE MATERIAL.

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