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Hi have a7yr old dryer vent is clean dryer run 10 mins and fire stops and dryer runs

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You probably have a clogged vent pipe.

This causes the unit to overheat and shuts down the burners.

Clear all lint from the pipe, the dryer exit inot the pipe, and the pipe exit from the house.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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sounds like the lint is blocking the exhaust to outside vent, remove the vent and pipes from dryer and clean.
The second thing that may be a problem is the "thermister" , this is a temperature sensing device that may need replacing, the purpose for this is to prevent fires from overheating.

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if the dryer seems to be running fine check the vent line and the duct that the lint filter slides into,most likely if it takes to long to dry clothes lint is blocking the air movement somewhere,when was the last time you cleaned out the dryer and vent line,you should clean the dryer once a year so you don't have a fire and your clothes will dry on time,if the vent line is long remove it from the back of the dryer and blow it out with a leaf blower,remove the lint filter duct and clean it and vac out the cabinet where the motor is.

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Roper dryer runs for about 5-10 min. then shuts off. After 10-15 min I can restart, but same thing happens. What up?

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I have a kenmore gas dryer model 110.74894401. When the start button is pressed it sometimes makes a clicking sound and the dryer does not start. However, when the dryer does start it tumbles for 15-20...

how old is the dryer?sounds like the motor is bad.i see this when the owner doesn't clean out the dryer,it's not that hard to change out the motor,if it's in good shape and not to old go for it but you gotta clean the dryer out,you need to clean out the duct that the lint filter slides into,if you have a shop vac blow off all the lint on the motor and out of the heating box or tube and vac out all the lint and if the vent line is long remove it from the back of the dryer,go outside and make sure the outside vent is clear and then from the back of the dryer blow out the vent line with a leaf blower,i've seen bird nests blow out of the vent lines,you could have a fire in the dryer or the dryer will run hot and damage parts and your clothes will take a long time to dry.all a dryer does is move air,if it can't your gonna have problems,let me know what you find and how you make out,if i can help you with anything else let me know

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The igniter fires the gas, it burns for a minute or less, then stops and won't restart unless the dryer is stopped and restarted? Is this a coil problem?

Sounds like a clogged vent. If you let it run for a few minutes after it shuts off, it will come back on. Your overtemp. thermostat doesn't allow it to work, because the hot air is not being sucked in. But to answer your question, not the coils for sure in my opinion. When coils fail, it won't turn on after 10 min of running or more. Not right away.
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Dryer run then get hot after about 10 min. it stops want start till about 2 hours later

try runing the dryer with out the vent hose.if it drys good than you have a problem with your vent line.

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Dryer gets hot runs for 10 min, then cools off

Make sure the hot air vent to the outside is clean and has no more than two 90 deg bends in it.
If the vent tubing is restricted, the system will shut off the heat source to prevent a fire.
Make sure you take it apart and thuroughly clean it.
Good luck.

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thanks for the question. how long does the dryer run for 1 min 10 min 15 min if it runs for 10 min or more you could just have lint covering the motor so it cant breath vacuum the dryer clean the venting this could cause this problem thanks the appliance doc

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remove the vent on the dryer that goes to the outside start the dryer if it continues to ru n and not cut off you have a venting problem of the house

if it cuts off after 5 mins with the vent off you have a motor that is going bad

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