kenmore dryer-HE2

rockingjwolfFebruary 21, 2013

I have a Kenmore gas HE2 dryer. I have owned it since new. age of dryer--6 yrs. My question is.. this dryer never seemed to get hot like some of the older dryers did. I checked the ductwork on interior and brushed and vac'd the best I could, and also ran hard pipe for vent, total of about 6' of pipe and 3 elbows. Is there an adjustment to be made that will increase the actual temp of air? Maybe this is just how these work. It runs a long time to dry a load of clothes. thanks, jeff

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Jeff. DH repairs appliances. He says every elbow decreases efficiency by 15 percent. Check the outside of the house to make sure there is nothing obstructing the vent, birds etc. If all vents are clear and free there may be a thermostat problem. Is there flexible hose to the hard pipe? Maybe you can cut some out of that. Hope this helps.

    Bookmark   February 21, 2013 at 10:26PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Do you put powder detergent in dispenser in front loader?
I finally finished the big bottle of liquid detergent...
Eco Nuts Laundry Detergent
Has anyone here used these before. Saw them on Shark...
Goodbye Kenmore HE2T/Whirlpool Sport, I hate you!
Im so done with this piece of junk washing machine....
How to RePosition Side by Side Washer & Dryer to Stackable position?
Greetings! We are moving into a home where the only...
HELP!! Dryer side vent question/Help (Samsung)
Hello! does anyone have a dryer that they had to use...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™