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Dryer not getting clothes dry

My clothes dryer is not generating any heat to dry the clothes, I have checked all the filters and they are clean, do you have any ideas.
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This will most likely be a problem with the heating element or a thermal cutout which are usually located on or around the element.some makes have cutouts with a reset button whitch when pressed will restore heat.

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