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Whirlpool dryer The dryer is smelling hot and the clothes was very hot in it. we waited a couple of hours and tried to turn it back on, however it wouldn't come on, and we checked the breakers and they are fine. What could the problem be.

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It could be a bad limit switch (metal thermostat) that turns the heat off when getting too hot. if the heat continues too much it will burn out a "fuse" in the back of the machine and it will not turn back on. so if you replace the "fuse" then make sure you replace the limit switches too or the "fuse" will burn out again. 

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