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Drying clothes are cold and not getting dry

It does not matter which heat setting I use, there is no heat - the sheets in the dryer are cold and damp.

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Bad heating element or thermal coupling. You need to take back of dryer off, unplug first. Then check with a tester all thermal coupling and heating element. You won't know until dryer is troubleshooted.

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Make sure the dryer vent hose, as well as the rest of the vent duct, is not clogged.

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2. Thermostat
There are a couple of cycling thermostats inside the dryer. If one of them breaks down, it might affect the dryer's performance. Replace the defective thermostat.

3. Heating element
A heating element might only be partially burned out, in which case it would still work but will take longer time to dry the clothes. Replace the element if found defective.


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