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Old 07-14-2009, 05:54 PM
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i took off back cover of dryer , turn on high switch and watched , red heat came on for about 2-3 minutes and shut off , then came back on
in about 3-4 mins and stay on for about the same time and went off


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i took off back cover of dryer , turn on high switch and watched , red heat came on for about 2-3 minutes and shut off , then came back on
in about 3-4 mins and stay on for about the same time and went off
ther seems to be not much air going through vent , i clean out air vent hose to outside , but it is not enough to open air vent outside
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there seems to be not much air going through vent , i clean out air vent hose to outside , but it is not enough to open air vent outside
also the heat element will not stay on high heat , it comes on at start for about 2 mins and then goes off , then comes back on for about 2mins or so and goes back off etc,
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Hi Christen

Sounds like restricted air flow is allowing heat to build up in your machine. You need to fix this ASAP.

You need to take the blower cover off and check the blower to see if it is turning correctly. If so, thorough clean out the blower and the entire vent area inside of the machine. You should get a good, strong air flow.

Good luck, let us know if you need more help.
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