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62802 stops running after a few minutes

Dryer stop running after a few minutes. Somtimes I can start it back up and sometimes it tries to start when I push the start button but won't stay running.  Before it stop sometime it will make a squeeling sound at the back of the drum.

 

any info would be greatly appreciated

 

Jerry

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    dryer starts, runs for a few minutes, then shuts itself off and not hot inside the drum

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It sounds as if you have a defective drive motor.  After the motor runs for a while and heats up, the internal thermal switch cuts it off before it gets too hot and becomes a hazard.  Once the motor cools down and the thermal switch makes up again, it will run and then repeat this process.

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