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Kenmore 796.80272900 Dryer


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#1 pmslightlady

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 03:58 PM

This dryer is working, but it takes 4 hours to dry with a full load.

Sanitize option gets the clothes too hot.  Where do I look first?



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#2 sh2sh2

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:13 PM

clogged venting would be the first place to look



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Posted 21 August 2013 - 04:51 PM

Check the flapper on the outside of the house. Make sure its not clogged with lint. Then like sh2sh2 said. Check your vent

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 08:50 AM

Remove the vent from the dryer and run a cycle, if it dries the clothes in one cycle then it is a venting issue.



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Posted 22 August 2013 - 08:50 AM

Vent & all lines are clear.  What now?



#6 bayouboy

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:33 AM

make sure lint filter is clean, blower wheel is spinning. try running on timed dry cycle. check air temp coming out of dryer.



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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:53 AM

Dryer Vent 4" diameter

Vent should be rigid metal.
Short lengths of flexible metal may be OK, if not crimped when moving the Dryer into place.
NO plastic
NO PVC
NO screws
Foil Duct Tape is OK.
With an empty load, Timed Dry, High Heat, the vent temperature should cycle somewhere between 135F and 160F
Check / clean the Dryer Vent
Disconnect the Dryer Vent and check for good air-flow there and where it exits the house.
Check the Vent air temperature at the back of the Dryer.

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