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We must wait one hour to dry 2nd load

Kenmore 11086983110. First dryer load of the day comes on and drys great. We start hearing a clicking noise and dryer stops. After waiting one hour it will start again??

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    Danny Clark May 11, 2010

    Is this gas or electric?



    Have you checked to make sure there is no lint buildup in the filter area or the exhaust tube?

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You have a bad motor the internal overload is cutting it off when the motor gets hot and that is why it takes about a hour for it to cool down before it will come back on the fix is replace the motor which is very expensive or buy a new dryer

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