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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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It is taking far too long to dry, this has only recently started? what could be the problem?


Does it get hot? If it does, then the problem is reduced air flow, caused by a lint filter that hasn't been cleaned, masses of fluff in the exhaust pipe (usually on bends), or the external vent not opening properly. Birds can also nest in the vent pipe if the vent isn't protected or is broken.

If it doesn't get hot, you need a new element. Some dryers have two elements if the dryer has a high and low setting. just one element can fail.

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Dryer takes a long time to dry


If the dryer won't takes to long to dry, check the venting. A clogged or partially clogged vent will reduce the air flow through the dryer and greatly increase the drying time.

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I have a GE washer/dryer Model WSM2700RAWWH stack type and the dryer is taking very long time to dry the clothes. Please advise if it can be fixed. If not what will be best alternate washer/dryer stack...


first things first. if any dryer regardless of brand takes 2-3 hours to dry cloths 90% of the time it is your exhaust duct. take the exhaust duct off the back of the dryer and dry some clothes if the clothes dry fast then you need to have your exhaust duct cleaned. either DIY or call a professional
if it still takes a long time to dry then it could be the thermostats or the thermistor.
but in my experience its normally the exhaust duct.

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Dryer not drying clothes is taking two to three times to get dry


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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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Feb 06, 2011 | Roper REX4634KQ Electric Dryer

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It takes too long to dry the clothes, it is getting to where it takes twice as long as it used to. it does not matter whether I use the sense dry or time dry.


Hi,

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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Nov 21, 2010 | Whirlpool Dryers

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Kenmore Elite Gas dryer Model 11077052600. Dryer takes a very long time to dry the clothes. A full load could take 3 hours to dry. Washing machine is spinning out the water properly. this seems like an...


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

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heatman101

Nov 09, 2010 | Dryers

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Dryer takes long time to dry clothes


Remove the rear connecting vent and try a load at 45 minutes time dry. If it dries correct the vent blockage problem.
If not, let me know for step 2.

May 23, 2009 | Kenmore Dryers

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RE: Dryer takes more time to dry clothes


Hello mehta1007,
If your dryer is taking more time than normal, you may have one of a few problems with it.. The most obvious place to check is the exhaust duct system. Many times when the dryer is trying to move moist air out of the dryer and if the exhaust system is restricting air movement, the dry time will be extended. So that would be the first place I would look.. Check the exhaust end baffle too ( outside ).
Please let me know if that was your problem and other details if it was not..
Good Luck..
Regards,
Rick

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Dryer takes a long time to dry.


This sounds like the vent is plugged up. The dryer gets rid of moisture through the dryer vent and hose. When this gets plugged up it will take a long time to dry or the hi limit will shut it off. When the dryer vent or hose is partialy blocked it will take vary tong times to dry the clothes and will eventualy cause the dryer to stop drying all together.

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Dryer heats up but does not dry clothes


first take the venting off the back of the dryer and dry a load if dryes normal replace venting if takes a long time to dry have a repair man clean the dryer

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