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Dryer is not drying all the way. each load needs to be dried twice in order for the dryer to dry the clothes completely. we just moved and the dryer worked fine at the other house. could we have bumped a heating element out of place? if so how would i check to fix it?

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You probably did not dislodge a heating element but you may have a longer and/or restrictive path for your venting system than in your previous residence.. make sure your lint fuilter is clean, and then since you have an electric dryer, you can dry a load of clothes with the exhaust into the room ( as a temporary check) to see if the dryer is exhausting properly. If possible, open all windows in that area to move that humid air out. You'll probabl;y find that the dyer is OK and its a restrictive vent.. Hope that helps...

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