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Roper REX5634KQ0 runs for two minutes in any cycle and then stops

I have had my dryer now for about 5 years and had to replace the heating element before and over this past week end the dryer would not dry the cloths. After thinking it was the heating element again I purchased a new element and thermal senser kit. Well after doing that I thought everything was ok but no luck. I got to looking closer and noticed that the dryer was not running more than two minutes in any cycle, not even (No Heat / Fluff). Also there is a increasing squealing sound that is made when I first press the start button. Also I noticed that the dryer will not restart for over two minutes. Please help, I have to get this thing going soon cloths are starting to back up.

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  • boobe96 Jan 19, 2009

    Thanks Tridewebsr I believe you were correct so I bit the bullet and purchased another dryer. But I hope the solution helps someone else.


  • dacook_jimd Mar 01, 2009

    my Kenmore dryer, shuts off after a couple minutes, smells like it is burning, any ideas?



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This problem sounds like a bad motor bearing causing the motor to overheat, when the motor overheats there is a thermal protector that opens and the motor will not run until it cools down.

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

  • tom weber Jan 19, 2009

    Your welcome, good luck with your new dryer.
    tridewebsr


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