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Wirlpool Estate Gas Dryer that does not dry

The "estste" gas dryer lights and clothes are left in a damp tste. Using the propduc with jeans it takes several a trials, using both auto full dry and maximum time dry for jeans to be in a damp unwearble state. This unwanted feature happens with all dry attempts.

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I think your temperature sensor is defective in the dryer section..
check it out

Posted on May 04, 2008

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