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If it's heating then you have a block somewhere,all a dryer does is heat up,cycle off when it reaches the right temp.then cycles on again and moves air.you need to clean out the duct that the lint filter slides down into,vac out the cabinet where the motor is and clean out the vent line,if the vent line is long,take it off from the back of the dryer,go outside and make sure the vent is clear,go back inside and with a leaf blower blow out the line,if the dryer's electric i would do this once every two years and gas once a year,gas dryers have an open flame inside the cabinet and can catch fire easier than an electric dryer.let me know how you make out

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