Originally Posted by Austinj427
My room mate and my's dryer stopped doing what its only purpose is. It still will turn on, but doesnt make a lot of heat and takes literally hours to dry some socks. We checked out connections and the lint trap is free. To be honest I just dont know my way around a dryer very well
.. Any help?
BTW its electric.
I've kept old dryers going before instead of replacing them.
I've replaced heating elements and thermostats. Either can
cause the symptom you describe. You didn't say - is it electric
or gas? If electric, I'd suspect burned out heating element or
faulty thermostat switches.