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Hello cubernesis - The cycling thermostat of the dryer may need replacing. There could possibly be a malfunction in the thermostat in the return, so if it gets too hot on the auto dry cycle - it stops and will not re-start until it cools down. This could be caused by either lint or something else clogging the vent - thus causing it to overheat. You should be able to feel the top of the dryer right at the back of the top - near the console right after it shuts off. If it is getting too hot to the touch look to the items I have mentioned. Should you find that these suggestions are ineffective, may we suggest contacting a professional to move forward accurately who will be able to diagnose the problem.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012

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