Gas Dryer is over 10 years old, runs and dries just fine but runs through each cycle and never shuts off unless door is opened. If the door is shut, the dryer turns on - either right away or when the timer runs to the next cycle. The start button does not need to be pressed - it normally did need to be pressed to start the dryer. Thank you!
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Possibly a faulty heat element is most common failure. Fix the no heat problem and the dryer should shut off ok.
Make sure you have correct voltage to the unit before tearing apart. Again visit the link above
there are 2 different kinds of units made back then. one has a push to start button that could have a stuck contact causing the unit to think you are pushing the button and want it to run again. the other could have a stuck motor switch and thats not available separately. you would have to replace the motor. try to clean any lint out of the motor if you have that type. use compressed air to blow the lint out of the motor. it usually works to get the lint out and it can cause the switch to stick.
THE KENMORE DRYER I HAVE... IF REN IN THE COTTON CYCLE IT WILL RUN FOR 50 MINUTES AND SHUT OFF. ITS BOLWING HOT AIR AND THE OTHER CYCLES SEEM TO WORK FINE WITH OUT SHUTING DOWN SO ID APPRECIATE A TIP ON WHAT THIS PROBLEM COULD BE
the motor overload can caouse that problem in that case new motor is needed if the dryer turn right back on after it turns off the even heat control board in panel bad if it humms are no noise after turn off and you have to let cool down the motor is the problem