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Kenmore Dryer model 41783142300

Dryer is taking two and three cycles to dry clothing. Top of dryer is hot to the touch especially on top rear right quarter and top right side. Elements are working but heat seems to be funneling more to top of dryer and not to inside of drum.

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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. 
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