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My dryer is running but it's not drying my clothes, no heat is coming out.

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  • Robert Froman May 28, 2011

    Is it an electric or gas dryer? Does it get warm inside the drum where the clothes are?

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It is most likely from using too much dishwasher detergent. If it is try rubbing with white distilled vinegar If the white scum has been on for a long period you will need to rub a lot. After you rub the dish, glass or pot, rinse and let dry. If you have not rub enough you will see some of the white scum come back. Keep rubbing and rinsing until all the white scum is gone.

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