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KENMORE SERIES 70 DRYER SQUEELS AND THEN QUITS

When I first push the start button it hums and then after a few seconds the dryer start but does no run very long and after a few minutes it squeels until it quits and then sometimes I push the button and it starts again but now most of the time I push the button and nothing happens I then have to wait awhile

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  • carriediede Nov 07, 2008

    how do you do that

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There may be a problem with either the dryer start switch or the motor itself, start by replacing the start switch.

Posted on Nov 07, 2008

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    yadayada Nov 07, 2008

    There is another item, you said it squeals when started, the dryer drum rear bearing may be defective. Pull the front off the dryer and check if drum turns freely.

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Check out the motor is it proper.

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  • mmechanics Nov 07, 2008

    also try cleaning the motor area.

    if somedust is blocking the motor to spin this could happen.remove all the connections clean that motor area and the plug in all the connections and check it.

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