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Ge dryer dcvh515efoww runs on air dry, but when set on any heating cycle, it runs for a few minutes and then it turns off on 00

I recently changed the lock hinges on the dryer and before that the dryer was working fine..after fix first problem, now when I put a heating cycle on, it turns on for a few minutes and then it turns off on 00 - I currently have it running on air dry and it has not shut off, but if I switch to heat cycle it does...this is for a ge front loader model dcvh515efoww

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It is over heating you might have unplugged a wire to the thermostat when you had it apart or the thermostat has went out.

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On auto dry cycles, the cycle is controlled by moisture sensing bars located on either the rear or front bulkhead, ( visible inside dryer ) if the moisture sensor bars are shorted together (normally by wet clothing) the dryer will continue to run. If the dryer continues to run when the clothes are plenty dry, check and see if there is anything stuck between the sensor bars, (sometimes a metal sequin will cause this) or see if they are damaged. If not, you may have a problem with a timer contact, if the timer advances and stops moving at the same spot each time, I would suspect the timer. If this is an EvenHeat dryer, examine the control board located to the right of the timer in the control panel, for any burned components. Hope this helps.

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HI. thanks for the question. the motor seems to be at fault here. did you clean the venting from the dryer to the outside. , did you clean the lint inside the dryer. if not do that, thanks.

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you need to check continuity across the heating element with an ohm meter looks can be deceiving

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check the heating element and the high limit fuse

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