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Dryr starts to crank up than just stops and wont turn on any more

My dryer is about 6 years old it started making a roaring noise when it would start up now it starts to crank up but after about a 4 seconds of tryint to crank on it shuts off and wont turn on anymore , sometimes it turns over and runs o k but if i try to use it again it shut off and wont turn on again

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Hi there, this is motor failure. the actual motor windings are in bad condition at this moment. they are separating and this can ultimately start an electrical fire. the automatic shut off prevents the fire form occurring. you will have to remove the motor and tanke it to an electrialc motor shop for a re thread.

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