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I left the lint trap filter out while running the dryer and now the dryer doesn't work & there is a burning smell. is this something i can fix myself or do i need to call a repair person?

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Most likely a small article of clothing is caught in the blower wheel, you might be able to look down the chute where the filter goes and fish it out. If not the machine will need disassembled to remove it. If you are mechanical I would be happy to walk you through the process, just let me know, all I would need is your complete model number from the tag just inside the door.

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