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Dryer wont heat up!!

I dont know what year it is but is its almost brand new and its a newer model. It turns and all but it doesnt dry the clothes.
What could be wrong with it?

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Re: dryer wont heat up!!

Check to see if the breaker is tripped if it's an electric dryer. It could also be a blown fuse within the dryer or a bad heating element. It could also be lack of air flow from the dryer to the outside, check for lint build up. Good Luck!!

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