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Dryer runs then stops.

My dryer starts running, and after 1 min. it stops.. .it is almost as if there is too much friction and the drum can not overcome it and forces the motor to stop...

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IF LESS THAN 10-YEARS OLD/CHECK THE TUMBLER BELT AND BAND.IF 10-YEARS+ REPLACE YOUR MOTOR OR BUY A NEW DRYER.***ALSO UNPLUG THE DRYER AND MAKE SURE ALL YOUR WIRES ARE TIGHT.

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