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Dryer takes too long to dry clothes. it usually takes two complete cycles to dry . ( dryer is a kenmore approx. 3 years old, but out of warranty

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  • rich_cox54 Jul 19, 2008

    thanks so much for the input. my problem was an air flow issue. my dryer vents from the roof, and the screen on the vent was completely clogged. i cleaned it off and the dryer works perfectly.
    again, thanks so much for the help.


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This is an airflow problem. make sure you are using a rigid metal duct behind the machine and not a flexible one. clean out the exhaust duct behind the dryer and in the wall all the way to the  outside. any residue of lint inside these ducts will increase drying time dramatically. basically clean everywhere the air flows.

  • if you already checked this and think it is a different problem then let me know, i will help you figure it out. 
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