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The cloths are to hot to touch when cycle is finished and lent screen and vent are clear?

The cool down cycle light is on during that portion of the dry cycle and the outside vent is clear and blowing good air and the lint screen is clean. cloths are so hot after cycle that they cannot be touched for 15-20 minutes?

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I WOULD CHECK UR VENTING AND UR MOISTER SENSOR

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check to see if your heater element has been grounded (broke and touching housing) and if not, replace your timer

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Is the dryer tumbling? If not, you may have a broken belt or some other drive assembly issue.

Also, turn the dryer on and go outside to the vent discharge - you should feel air coming out at a pretty good clip. If not, the vent line is obstructed and will need to be cleaned out.

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Most likely your heating element has partially failed. Some dryers have two separate resistance heaters in them. If one fails what you are describing can happen. If you have the tools and are willing to take it in it's not that bad a job. You have to take the cover off the dryer to see it, then it is two bolts. Any appliance repairman can handle this easily.

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Is the lint trap located on the top of the dryer?

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make sure that all the seals are ok, door,front and back drum seal, blower housing seal(inside dryer). also consider that depending on washer type if you overload or have a worn drive belt in washer it will take twice the time to dry. also make sure that the dryer drum tumble. open door,press door switch and start dryer to see if drum turn. lastly disconnect vent pipe behind dryer and dry a load. if it dry ok then you have a partial blockage. you can also have a weak heating element.

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There are controls built into the unit to prevent it from overheating to the point of causing a fire. The thermal fuse you replaced is one of them (and I assume you replaced a perfectly good fuse with a new one as you said it was very hot.).
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