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Dryer starts then stops continuously throughout cycle

The dryer starts then after a few seconds it stops, then will start again, then stop again.

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That's usually a sign that the motor is beginning to go bad.

Posted on May 19, 2014

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SOURCE: Dryer stopping in middle of cycle but timer continues to run.

oK " It's your timer, it has to be replaced

it's not going threw all it cycles, will start but will not finish

not a big job, unscrew plate on back at the top you will see
timer , take it out and replace it

( can not stress enough that you have to unplug the electrical cord from the wall socket before working on a dryer or any appliance )

Posted on Jan 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag MDG7600AW Gas Dryer heat starts and then stops

Warning! To avoid personal injury or even death, always disconnect your appliance from its power source--that is, unplug it or break the connection at the circuit breaker or fuse box--before you do any troubleshooting or repair work on your appliance. Also, because some components may have sharp edges, use caution while working on your appliance.

This link, http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SmartSearch.aspx, provides exploded view imagery, belt routing diagrams, parts imagery and function, parts ordering and shipping information, error code details, just about anything you need to get your appliance up and running again. Just follow the links to navigate through the site.

You will need to enter the model number stamped on the manufacturers product information data tag, located on the unit, and not in the User’s Manual. to access your product information.


Here are some common solutions to help resolve the issue with your appliance. Clicking on the underlined links will take you directly to that page.

If your dryer doesn't heat properly, check this: Venting restriction: Disconnect the dryer temporarily from the vent. If the flame stays on for a longer period, you may have an air flow obstruction to the outside. Gas valve coils Watch the igniter. Does it glow bright orange, then shut off without igniting the gas? (When the gas ignites there's a large blue flame.) If so, there may be defective coils on the gas valve. Mounted on the top of modern gas valves, there are black electrical coils. The coils, when energized, open the gas valve. If one or more of the coils are defective, the valve doesn't open and the gas cannot ignite. Because it's often difficult to properly test the coils, it's usually best to replace both (all) of them at the same time. Also, in your case, the coils may work fine initially, but heat build up can cause the coil(s) to malfunction and when they cool down will work again.
http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SSPartDetail.aspx?PartID=3479&PPStack=1

This link will help you with disassembly and diagnostics diagrams.
http://www.repairclinic.com/0100_17.asp


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Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore 80 series dryer stoping after running for 10 to 15 minute

Start any cycle. Dryer runs for 10 to 15 minutes, then stops before cycle is complete. Start again, stops again in 10 to 15 minutes.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Brand new Dryer starts then stops after 15 seconds

Stop what you are doing. It is under warranty. This will be more costs and it is not necessary. It is a mfr problem.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore dryer start button not working

when I push the start button on my kenmore dryer it will not start and the drum will not turn.

Posted on Dec 21, 2009

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