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Clothes not drying completely; takes about 5 cycles to get them dry. Was previously drying completely with one cycle. I believe I need a new heating element and would like assistance on getting parts-to-order and DIY installation. The local repairman said he'd charge me $130 p/l - no thanks! I believe I can probably handle this one on my own. Thank you!

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Hi, If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly. if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip.... If you have an electric dryer, you can have many differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat. check outthis electric no heat tip...

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