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Electric Dryer shutting off

It also smells like something may be burning.
It is a: Model - Kenmore Elite 110.62932100 - Aprox 2 years old.

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Do you store clothes or anything on top of it that covers the top area? If so please take that stuff off of it and never place anything on top which insulates it and makes it over heat. make sure you have good air flow out the exhaust and all the way out your house Good Luck

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