Dryer Repair FAQ
|Dryer (Gas and Electric) Diagnostic & Repair Guide|
|[Gas and Electric]
Dryer drum won’t turn.
|[Gas and Electric]
The thing runs but it’s noisier ‘n my mother-in-law.
|[Gas and Electric]
Takes forever to dry a load of clothes.
|[Gas and Electric]
Lazy thing won’t run at all.
My electric dryer runs but it won’t heat up.
My gas dryer runs but it won’t heat up.
|Other problems not listed here.|
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