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My dryer does everything it is supposed to do except fully dry the clothes. I took the back off and cleaned everything. I even pulled the heating element out and made sure all the coils were heating up. It appears to be working just fine but when the dryer gets to the end of the cycle, the clothes are still damp.

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If your
dryer is not drying like it once did or if you just have not taken the time to give yourself a clean dryer in a long time then you need to do that. At least once a year the dryer cleaning should take place. Lint build up in the dryer duct is one of the main causes for your dryer to fail.

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