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There is nothing that will stop the motor from turning other than the motor itself if the heater is still heating. The heater should only heat if the centrifugal switch on the motor is engaged which should never occur unless the motor is running. Either way, the motor would need to be replaced to fix this issue.
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No, there usually isn't a reason to replace anything unless it looks worn you you take the dryer apart.
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