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When you start to dry clothes the dryer takes from one hour to hour fourty five minutes to dry.sometimes it might dry them in fourtyfive minutes. thank you.

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Most likely you have to dlint your dryer which means you have to take the whole thing apart and use a vacum to **** up all the lint lint is the main problem of a dryer and causes them to break down rather quickly if the lint is not removed you will have to take off the back panel and remove the lint filter tube off the unit here you should find alot this is were it usually gets trapped also go to the front of the machine and remove the front panel and use the vacum on the bottom of the unit throughtout the hole thing you can also remove the drum if you choose so that you can dlint it more thoroughly please remember to rank how this opinion has helped in your appliance situation and if i can answer any further questions message me back thanks again
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