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Not Heating/Long Dry Time

 

Possible Solutions

Is the Lint Screen clean?

The lint screen will be located in the door opening of the dryer. A screen blocked by lint can increase drying time. It is extremely important to clean your lint screen after every use.

CLICK HERE for more information on cleaning your lint screen.

CLICK HERE to watch a video on how to properly clean your lint screen

Is the exhaust vent or outside exhaust hood clogged with lint and restricting air movement?

A clogged exhaust vent system slows moist air from leaving the dryer and extends drying time. Run the dryer for 5-10 minutes. Hold your hand under the outside exhaust hood to check air movement. If the air movement is less than a hair dryer on high speed, clean the lint from the entire length of the system and the exhaust hood.

CLICK HERE for more information on cleaning your exhaust vent or outside exhaust hood.

Is there an AF Error Code or Check Vent Light on?

A clogged exhaust vent system slows moist air from leaving the dryer and extends drying time. Run the dryer for 5-10 minutes. Hold your hand under the outside exhaust hood to check air movement. If the air movement is less than a hair dryer on high speed, clean the lint from the entire length of the system and the exhaust hood.

Have you tried changing your Factory Dryness Level?

You can make adjustments to your Automatic Cycles by adjusting the Factory Dryness Level:

If all your loads on all Automatic Cycles are consistently less dry or more dry than you would like, you may change the default settings to increase or decrease the default dryness level. 

CLICK HERE for more information on changing the factory dryness level.

 

Still need help? Call or schedule service.

You may need assistance from a qualified technician. Call 1-800-344-1274 or click below to schedule an appointment.

 

 

Still need help? Call or schedule service.

You may need assistance from a qualified technician. Call 1-800-344-1274 or click below to schedule an appointment.


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