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Kenmore 90 series gas dryer

Set timer at 60 min, it heats up for about 5 mins then whole dryer shuts off. wont start till it cools down?

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The trouble is actually with the start bearings in the drive motor,I bet you have a small hummmm or GRRRRR right at the start, as if the unit wants to hesitate.
Anytime you have a dryer that starts then shutsoff and must "cool" down, it is the motor.

Good luck!

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

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