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Dryer stopped, will not restart. Overheated.

Dryer has been taking 2 cycles to dry clothes, I cleaned out the vents, including running a line for inside to the outside. Apparently i missed some as during a load, the dryer has overheated,.( Stopped working, Felt hot to the touch,) Has not restarted when it cooled down, and i am wondering where to begin. Is there a fuse or cutoff that will sut it down, or is it probable the motor is burnt out.

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