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Will not get hot. takes 4 hours plus to dry towels. Dryer get warm but not hot

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  • jrg2626 Mar 12, 2011

    where could i get an element and what about should one cost

  • jrg2626 Mar 12, 2011

    Canyou answer my reply

  • jrg2626 Mar 12, 2011

    Thanks. Thats what I thought. I'd like to find a service manual so I could check fuses. But they seem hard to find,

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It sounds like the heating element is going out. After a dryer has been used over a period of time, the heating element that produces the heat to dry the clothes gets old, and does not get as hot as it once did, thus needing to be replaced. The replacement is not that hard, and does not cost as much as a new dryer. If you are familiar with working on appliances, then this should be an easy fix, but if you are not, then I would recommend that you call a repairman.

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    Charles Huckeba Mar 12, 2011

    You will want to shop around to ensure that you get the best deal on the part. You should be able to get one for less than 100.00 dollars. On bizrate, they are 98.00, but again, I would advise that you price shop and that includes repair pricing, as they may be able to offer you a discounted price seeing as they buy things in bulk, or at a discount.

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