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Check for air restrictions that would cause heat to stagnate inside the drum.DRYER REQUIRES EXTRA TIME TO - themobilian_131.jpgthemobilian_132.jpgIf air movement is restricted the drum will overheat and the controls will shut down prematurely.

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