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This could be due to a lint back up inside of your machine when is the last time you had or dlinted the inside of your dryer in anycase this should be done at least once per year lint is the actual killer of all dryers is this a gas or electirc dryer if it is a gas dryer you can also do an amp test to the leads going to the ignitor which should read 3.3 amps any lower and the dryer will not heat up in time causing the heat to be reduced if your dryer is electric then you could do continuity test on hi and low relays to see if these are functioning properly first check the lint inside your machine which would mean takeing the cover off opening up the machine removeing the back panel as well as the blower tube which is what your lint filter sits inside of.Please remember to rank how this opinion helpd in your appliance situation and if you have any other questions please message me back have a great day
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