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Help We have a kenmore(as you know) and we read up on how to fix the issue that we are having and the suggestion that was given did not help, it is still turning off after about 10 -20 seconds of running and will not turn back on for a bit. We completely disconnected the vent hose to see if that helped and it still shut off. Please help, we don't have the money to go out and but a new one.

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Electric dryers have thermal overloads in several specific places. one is in the blower output tube, one is on the panel where the drum rotates. the motor is the type that uses a centrifugal start switch. this switch is mounted internally to the motor but the switch contacts are mounted external of the motor. your dryer might even have a moisture sensor that is connected into the motor circuit. If you can supply me with the diagram, I'm sure I can pinpoint areas that would cause problems that YOU could check out.

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