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are u saying it shuts down or just stops heating? if it shuts down u may have bad motor windings and or brushes and motor is burning out if its stops heating that is usually due to bad moister sensor, cycling thermostat ( which would not usually shut appliance off though), short in heating element, defective hi limit thermostat etc and of course u already said u cleaned lint and ducts? including the blower? if its blocked with lint u have a shut off issue
If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly.
if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....
If you have an electric dryer, you can have many differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.
check out this electric no heat tip...
if the dryer runs and heats for a short time and then no flame you have bad gas coils,when they are failing they work until they heat up and cut out,when they cool down the heat will work again for like the first 10 to 20 minutes and then cut out again.take out the two phillips screws on top of the gas valve,remove the top cover and change out the coils,check the coil with the three prongs on it or check the post you pull it off of,there should be a spacer on the post,if you don't see it on the post look in the hole of the coil,if it's in the coil poke it out and slide it back on the post,easy fix
i believe a while back, this model had a timer issue, but would need exact model to be sure,
anyway its a pretty asy repair and the part is easily available at
the average timer is around 80
and about ten minutes repair
THE KENMORE DRYER I HAVE... IF REN IN THE COTTON CYCLE IT WILL RUN FOR 50 MINUTES AND SHUT OFF. ITS BOLWING HOT AIR AND THE OTHER CYCLES SEEM TO WORK FINE WITH OUT SHUTING DOWN SO ID APPRECIATE A TIP ON WHAT THIS PROBLEM COULD BE
the motor overload can caouse that problem in that case new motor is needed if the dryer turn right back on after it turns off the even heat control board in panel bad if it humms are no noise after turn off and you have to let cool down the motor is the problem