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The heat stays on for a little bit but cuts out before the end of the cycle we had no heat at all about a week ago but found out that the vent was clooged- almost packed with lint. we made sure we got most of that out and then we had some heat but only intermittently

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Sounds like your overload is going out. It resets itself once it cools down. And then you can have heat again. Then when heat is applied it opens the overload.

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