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https://www.askmehelpdesk.com/.../kenmore-dryer-heats-runs-but-stops-... Kenmore Dryer - heats & runs but stops mid-cycle. Asked Aug 30, 2006, 12:25 PM - 10 Answers .... Unfortunately it shuts off after a few minutes, I'll estimate about 5.After waiting about 30 minutes, ... New Member. Jun 16, 2010, 09:20 AM ...
The most common cause for your problem is the gas valve coils. There are 2 and should be replaced in pairs. Over time, they will fire when you first start the dryer but fail to fire again once in mid cycle. A link for a typical set of coils is listed below:
It sounds like you have a gas dryer . The coils on the burner valve need to be replaced . They get hot from the electricity going thru them , and one opens (shorts ) until the dryer cools down . It should then heat again for a few minuted , then stop heating but still run . Your timer will not advance either , if set on auto , unless dryer heats . Without the model number , cannot give you the part number , so take it with you to get the part . It comes with both coils in a pkg .
there is a thermostat called a thermister on the blower box that will do that(run for few minutes and shut off) get the model number off dryer door or on inside dryer door wall ,go to sears .com click on parts put in model number and it will show you exactly where everything goes,let me know how you do-mike