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Replaced bad high temp sensor and two loads later it is bad

Model # GEW9200LW0 front load dryer. Heating element 2 months ago. Just replaced high temp sensor 2 days ago and dryer quit working. checked high temp sensor on olm meter and it is bad again.

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It will continue to blow until you correct the blockage in the vent system.
It may be internal to the dryer or external to the connecting vent or outside vent.
Find it and fix it.

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