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Kenmore Dryer My dryer will run for an hour and after stopping, it will not start again but makes a humming noise.

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Re: Kenmore Dryer

Sounds like it may be overheating.. Might try to take apart and see how much lint you got built up on the motor... may be causing overheating Is this the ONLY time it makes the humming noise when you go to start it??? May also be the early warning of bad start winding or start relay on the motor

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