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Brown streaks Thanks. This sounds like the problem I have. It's only 3 years old but we do have inadequate ducting. My model number is: Kenmore Elite HE 4 Gas Dryer Thanks, Dave

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Hi thanks for the question-yes if the venting is not good ,you dryer will take 3 times as long to dry the clothes. its a must to have a clean venting. clean all venting thanks the appliance doc

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What is the first three digits of the model number.
The he4t I have reference to does not have a "F" code error. Most of the codes are two digit, PF, F1 to F9 etc.
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It could be from scorching due to getting too hot. This may be the start of a problem for you.

It is best to judge how long clothes need drying for before drying them. If they are left too long, sometimes the heat builds up.

Try a smaller load in there, and if you can reduce the temperature any then do.

Often it's just overloading is the issue.

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