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Dryer starts but after a few seconds shuts down

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In the last 6 months, I have fixed 3 dryers with your symptoms. In each case, after taking the dryer completely apart, I found it plugged up with a huge amount of lint. This lint was not caught by the filter screen, it had collected all over the inside of the machine. It required dismantling the machine completely to clean,. Each dryer then worked fine.
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Posted on Jan 08, 2014

  • Oscar Lawson Jan 24, 2014

    I called a dryer repair company and they found the very same thing. Cleaned the blower housing of lint. Dryer then ran okay for a while but then the very same problems occurred. Now they're telling me its the motor. But I am able to run the dryer for a cycle then it quits again. Then if I leave it for a day, the next time I use it, it does the same thing; runs a cycle then quits. Is it the motor or something else?

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I HAVE A AFFINITY FRIGIDAIRE GAS DRYER THAT WILL RUN FOR 5 MIN AND SHUT DOWN NO CODE BUT IN THE TIMER MODE IT WILL RUN OK.

Posted on Jan 27, 2014

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