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There is a problem with the heat source of the dryer. If electric, it is probably a burnt out element. If you're handy, you may be able to replace the element yourself. If you're not comfortable doing electrical repairs - don't. Call a pro to do it for you. The heating element is usually accessible when the rear panel is removed.

Gas operated (propane and natural gas) dryers are much different. A plumber will likely be needed to disconnect gas lines from the appliance and make the repairs. Improperly connected fittings can develop slow leaks that can eventually collect and explode from exposure to the slightest spark. This a a job for a pro.

Post again with your dryer make and model for specific help with it.

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