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Dryer stops mid cycle

The dryer mde2706ayw will dry for about half a cycle and then stop. We cannot restart it until it cools. this happens for any dial selection.

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Do you have a blocked vent hose?

Posted on Oct 18, 2013

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    Greg Olson Oct 18, 2013

    Is this a pretty common problem?

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On some Kenmore which is made by whirlpool, there is a resistor connected to the timer control. when the machine is off can you listen to the timer switch and hear it running, making a clock ticking sound? If so, you need a new resistor. Being a dryer, when you open the door and it stops the button needs to be reset before it starts again, right? So I wouldnt be looking at the door switch as much as the start button. It may be the evil one.

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I would suspect the timer is on it's way out the door. Do you have any areas the timer has dead spots? Check the exhaust for any plugging also.Is this only on a first time start up or is it after this dryer has been running? If after running it could be a high temp sensor, that by the time you are playing around with it, the temp has changed.

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SOURCE: my dryer stops in mid cycle and gives me an error code of E1

It is a bad thermistor on the blower housing

http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/dryer-repair/1379-kenmore-elite-e1-sensor.html


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SOURCE: Dryer just stopped working in mid cycle.

Verify there is still power at the wall and check the thermal fuse.
Eric

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer stops mid cycle-restarts when cooled

Get a new dryer, no matter how old! My dryer was doing the same thing, stopping mid cycle, we went to turn it back on last night and it ignited inside. Called 911, got the kids out, fire contained inside the dryer, but damage around. We just had minutes before the flames got to the walls! Now I'm trying to figure out the best way to approach Kenmore/Sears for such a faulty product that could of cost our lives and home! It's a Kenmore from Dec 2001. 9 years old should not start on fire!

Posted on Jun 16, 2010

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