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My Magic Chef dryer doesn't dry properly

My dryer gets hot, but it still seems to take 2-3 dry cycles to get the clothes dry. What is going on?

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  • jem313 Jun 16, 2009

    It is tumbling and it heats, it just seems to take forever to dry the clothes. How do I check for a clogged vent?

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    is the unit tumbling? If it isn't, check the belt. If it is tumbling then you may have a bad thermostat or a clogged vent. Run it without the vent on for a cycle and if it dries then you need to replace the venting. If it still doesn't dry then you need to check the cycling thermostat

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Remove the vent from the back of the machine, run it full of clothes from the washing machine and if it dries nicely, then you have a clogged vent that needs replacing.

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