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Amana NEW7200TW (1 year old) runs, but stopped heating.

I cleaned out all vents, however, the unit just blows cool air. I have a diagram of the dryer and know what to check for, but my problem is that after removing the top of the dryer, I'm not sure how to remove the front of the dryer to get to the parts. I'm afraid if I pry too hard, I will break the plastic clips holding the control panel on the front of the dryer.

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Most dryers have a thermal fuse, which burns out when the dryer overheats, in which case the dryer will either not run at all or stop heating. The fuse is usually located on the vent duct, inside the dryer. A blown fuse will show no continuity when measured with a meter. Before replacing the fuse, make sure the blower wheel is not broken or clogged, and there is nothing blocking the venting.

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