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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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