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Let me start by saying that I am new to 3D printing. I just got a maker select for Christmas as most people do. I did a few test prints and they turned out ok. I made a filament guide and that printed fine as well. Yesterday I started the print for the z axis brace modification. This was going to be a 18ish hour print. I check it many times and everything was fine. I got up this morning and noticed that the nozzle was about 3mm away from the objects and no filament was extruding. I grabbed the filament softly and noticed I could pull it right out. I pushed down on it a little and the filament started to feed in and then started to extrude. I scrapped that print and started it again. This time it did the same thing only after 1.5 hours. Any idea what is happening? I was wondering if maybe the extruder was set to hot and maybe it started to melt before the feeder wheels. I did lower the temp on the second try.