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Dryer will not heat

Our 16 month old dryer has stopped heating. Model is WED5900B0, Serial # is Mu2001756, Type is DWSRELE 2406026 RSDU. Since it just the two of us and I average less than 3 loads a week, what the heck could be wrong? I have tried evach setting seperately, and re-set the breakers between.

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The breakers trip out?A shorted heating element or plug.

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