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Older kenmore electric dryer. Smells hot.

Almost smells like wet/hot. clothes come out a lot hotter than usual. very hot to the touch. cleaned vent and lint tunnel. have back off and cleaning any stray dust/ lint/hair in body of dryer.
It's older than the 8 years that we've been here.
Any ideas? Temp controller? Timer? Element?

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This is not a element problem, this is either a High temp or Timer going bad. If you could give me the model and serial number that would help more or you can go to repairclinic.com and just order the two parts and replace both of them. They are fairly cheap and very easy to install yourelf

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