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Kenmore gas dryer #110.7732792 is making buzz/hum noise when starts and while it runs, then it heats up but shuts off before cycle is complete and won't restart until cools down.

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  • oodyt Apr 14, 2009

    Thanks, but I completely cleaned dryer and vent of lent last week.

  • oodyt Apr 14, 2009

    It seems to only make noise when it's heating...noise gets louder right before it shuts off, and doesn't seem to make any noise when I move the knob from "heating" to wrinkle guard.

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Check for blockage in your lint trap and the hose running to the outside of the house

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    Jeremy Reddick Apr 15, 2009

    Ok, I would at least check the brake and the motor and make sure that they are not grinding and are in working condition properly by removing the back panel

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