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Hot side wall and staus lights stay on

I have a Kenmore Elite HE4 electic dryer. it is approx 4 years old. The vent line is clear.

Lately, the right outside of the unit has gotten hotter than usual and many of the status lights stay on even when the load has finished drying. They do go off when you open the door or press the off button.

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