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Maytag dryer dryer stops when it gets hot. Thermostat? It's also making a screeching sound when it starts but quits as it gets warmer.

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If its completly shutting down aftger runnig for a bit, and sounds a little rough upon starting, sounds as if you may have a bad motor, its overheating( not allowing you to restart untill it cools off anyway.

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A defective heating element can make a dryer too hot. If the element partially shorts out, it can produce heat all the time, regardless of whether the dryer is calling for heat. Remove the heating element to inspect it. The coils should not be touching each other or anything else.

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Here is a tip that I wrote about dryers and noises...

It will help you determine what is happening there...

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