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Drier isn't drying clothes properly. Have to dry clothes 3 or 4 times for them 2 get dry. What could be the problem? Model # WED5300SQ0

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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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