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Make sure that the dryer exhaust (from the drum all the way to the dryer exterior vent) is not clogged. If there is not enough air flow through the dryer the heat strips will get too hot. The same thing would happen on our hair dryer if you were to block the input air. To prevent a fire there is a thermal sensor built into the dryer that will turn it off when it gets too hot. Most of the time these are self-resettable circuit breakers but you will have to wait a while for them to cool down before the dryer will run again. On the schematic this part will be identified as a thermistor. Clean out your dryer ducts as lint is very flammable and this is a good way to start a fire.

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