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I have an electrolux dryer (electric) and lately the clothes have been taking longer to dry. I also noticed last night for the first time that the elements were glowing bright enough to reflect off of the tile floor. I've never seen this before. Is it possible that only half of the heating element is working so it's doing double work trying to compensate for the other?

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  • jroper0603 Mar 28, 2011

    The dryer runs normal (no extra noises or rattling). One thing I forgot to mention is that the door gasket was torn away when drying a load several months ago. I haven't replaced the part yet but the dryer has operated fine without it up until the last couple of days.

  • jroper0603 Mar 29, 2011

    I just got an E64 error code this morning on it. Any relation to the problem?

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No your vent is probably resticted

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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  • jroper0603 Mar 28, 2011

    I thought about that and cleared out the hose, made sure it wasn't in a bind anywhere and checked to make sure there was air flow coming out of the exhause vent. Next idea?

  • jerry earick Mar 28, 2011

    Does the dryer rumble and rattle when it starts or stops?

  • jerry earick Mar 29, 2011

    It sounds like you are correct about one element being bad

  • jerry earick Mar 29, 2011

    Check your owners manual for error code implications

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