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Re: dryer wont get hot
Hi. thanks for the question. there is a fuse in the back of the dryer. remove the back panel. clean all lint . in the back, after you removed the back panel on the air duct . you will see a small plastic piece with 2 blue wires . replace that part. its called a thermal fuse. thanks the appliance doc
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there are 2 thin coil wires that have current flowing threw it. it gets red hot and provides the heat to dry clothing, if one of these wires brake your dryer wont get so hot. very common its made cheaper all the time so it wont last.
Do you know if the dryer vent is free of obstructions?Check outside where the dryer vents outside ,and see if the air is weak or flowing freely.If it is not clogged the air should be pretty strong from the vent outside.If it has blockage it will definitly take longer to dry your clothes.
The first thing to check is the thermal fuse. It is located in the back of the dryer, and you need to remove the back panel to get to it, which involves taking out about a dozen screws. To check it, unplug the dryer, pull the wires off the thermal fuse, connect them to each other with an alligator clip lead, plug the dryer in and see if the dryer gets hot.