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My electric dryer makes a periodic loud noise and overheats but doesn't shut off. Could this be the motor? We have had this dryer for 6 yrs. and it has only recently started making this noise. I appreciate your advice. My dryer is an Amana. Model #'s LE8407W/L2 and LEi517W/L2 . Thanks for your help.

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Check the vent to see if its clear and check in the lint trap to see if its full

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