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Usually the thermostats blow when the dryer runs to hot so you don't have a fire,most likely the dryer needs to be cleaned out and the vent line has to be cleaned,you didn't send the model number or brand name so do this,unplug the dryer,you have to remove the filter and clean the duct that the filter slides into,most of the time you have to take the dryer apart to do this right.then blow out and vac all the lint in the cabinet where the motor is.now go outside,make sure the vent is open,if there's a cage on it or screen remove it,all it does is block the lint and then the air can't blow through building up lint in the line,i take the vent line off the back of the dryer,stick a leaf blower in it and blow the line out,i've had people say the line was clear,i go there,blow out the line and on two occasions i blew out birds nest.when the dryer is clean,change out the thermostats that are bad and you'll be fine

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