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Does not get hot

Runs proper amount of time just wont get hot well vented and no lint in basket or hose fan is clear of lint also

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Many 230 volt electric Dryers will run and time out fine with only 110 volts at the receptacle. Many people will call a service man just to find out that they had a tripped breaker in their electrical box. If you know you have proper voltage at the receptacle chances are that your heating element is bad.

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If you vent hose "seems" to be clean then,try running the dryer with the vent hose off and see if the dryer is not running hot anymore.
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Check and clean if necessary your vent hose.
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Check and clean if necessary your vent hose.
If you vent hose "seems" to be clean then,try running the dryer with the vent hose off and see if the dryer is not running hot anymore.
Make sure your lint screen is in place and has no tears or holes in it and is still firmly attached to the frame.
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If your dryer is running that hot then:

Check and clean if necessary your vent hose.
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Make sure your lint screen is in place and has no tears or holes in it and is still firmly attached to the frame.
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Check and clean if necessary your vent hose.
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If you are running too hot you are not moving enough air thru the system.
It could be that the fan blade is plugged up.
The problem could be a large lint ball build up in the center of the fan or a sock,thin pants,a pen,etc. that has gotten into the fan by falling down the hole where the lint screen is normally inserted.
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It also can be a loose or worn out blower wheel/fan.
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