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My dryer wont heat

I have cleaned out the dryer vent and the line that goes out to the backyard with an electric blower to make sure the line is clear of lint. But it still is not heating. Is it maybe the heating element? it is a Whirlpool Duet front load electric dryer that is only about 4 years old...

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