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Dryer runs for 5 minutes then stops

The dryer runs, the tumbler works and the dryer heats up. It will run for about 5 minutes then it stops. If I push the "Start" button it will not stat again but if I wait for a while the "Start" button will start again and run for about 5 minutes. What is the issue??

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Dryer shuts off after a few minutes and is very hot, it will restart after it cools off and then run only for a few minutes again and be very hot.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    the dryer starts and runs for 5 minutes properly but seems to stop for no reason after 5 minutes

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    dryer runs about 3 minutes, heats up and stops with e64

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Runs and cuts out and runs after few minutes

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    dryer starts but the stops 5 or 10 minutes later but will start back if you push the start button

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    dryer will run for ten minutes but then stops and all the lights on the front panel blink. Also no heat



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Look in the vent line for a small disk shaped overload with two wires coming out of it. it may be bad. also check for a lint build-up in the exhaust line out of the blower. check the damper outlet going out of the house for a build-up of lint.

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