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3 day old samsung dv210 stuck on cooling mode on panel thus meaning it wont dry clothes. yes a have 220 volts and yes 4-inch dryer hose clean no lint build up ! what is it ?

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SOURCE: Clothes aren't getting dry very fast

First, check your circuit breakers, turn them off and on...there are two linked together labeled 40 amperes or more. Next guess will be the thermostat or the heating coils. Use a multimeter to check these parts. A diagram is usually attached to the back of the unit. Oh, is the drum turning? Are your clothes reasonably damp dry when you put them in? Is the vent hose kinked when the unit is in place?

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well your generating heat which is a good sign, either there is a blockage in your venting() most likely source of issue!) but you say ou replaced, i would then look to replacing the valve coils, 279834, about 20 bucks, easy to replace... its possible that they open the valve upon start up allowing heat, but after being on 20-30 min they overheat and no longer open not allowing heat to generate..

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SOURCE: Samsung dryer DV448AEP/XAA - lint buildup

Yes this is rellatively normal as clothes are just not made the same way any more. You could turn down the drying temperature slightly and put in an anti static drying sheet but it won't make that much difference.

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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