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My dryer runs for about 20 mins and shuts down Model # 11070056991

Dryer runs for about 20 min and shuts down after a buzzing noise and what sounds like a solonoid clicking on and off. I replaced the blower wheel and cleaned the dryer and lint chute out. I think it is overheating. It will turn itself back on after about 5 mins or so but will only run for about 5mins and shut down again.

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The motor is overheating and will need to be replaced. Here is the motor to order.

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Now that there is a good one. Everything you are saying leads to a control board failure. Did you replace the board yourself, or have someone else do it? I have before gotten a new control board of the shelf, and it be as bad as the one I was replacing. Just a thought. Let me look around and see if I can find some other information, just really sounds like a bad part.

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if the motor buzzes when you push start then it is a bad motor.as long as the drum turns freely by hand.

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Your motor is very likely overheating and needs replacement. A simple test is the motor will be so hot you cannot even touch it. Hope this helps!

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SOURCE: loud buzz when starting, then shutting down after 10 min.

Yes, this sounds like the motor cutting out on thermal lockout.

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SOURCE: Cleaned vents, dryer gets very hot, shuts off w/o drying clothes

Sounds like a faulty operating thermostat. Only way is to test on a electric griddle that you can set the temperature to 150 deg and measure with a ohm meter.

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