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Shuts off, clothes not dry, but if start button is held then drys

Clothes dry is start button is manually held til the end of the time selected.. HELP??

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If it is winter, the air flow safety switch might be frozen by air entering the exhaust tube from outside. To check, disconnect the exhaust hose and use a heat gun to backfeed hot air into the burner manifold. This should thaw the switch vane if it is hindered by frost or ice/snow entering from the outside or left over from the last drying cycle. Note if the exhaust hose is plastic you have to use low heat on the heat gun to prevent meling the hose.

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