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Electric frigidaire dryer GLER331AS1 Cuts off half way during drying cycle and wont start back up until it cools down

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The motor has an internal cutoff switch that will shut the motor off if it overheats.make sure motor is not covered with lint,if not motor is bad.

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Shuts off too soon when the clothes are still wet


Make sure the door does not come open while running.

If it turns off only during the auto-drying cycle, the moisture sensor may have failed.

If it turns off during the timed cycle, the operating thermostat has most likely failed and the high limit thermostat turns the machine off when it gets too hot. After the machine cools down, it will start until it heats up and turns off again.

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AD is auto dry you may need to clean the sensor or you may have a fauilty one ...Auto Dry Loads dried using the Towels, Heavy Duty, Normal, Perm Press, and Delicates cycles will dry automatically at the selected temperature to the desired dryness level. The dryer uses sensing bars to sense the moisture level of the load as it tumbles through heated air. Auto Dry cycles save time and energy and protect fabrics. The estimated drying time will be displayed for about 5 minutes, then the outside of the display will light up in a circular track to indicate the drying time is automatically being determined by the sensors. When the load has reached the selected dryness level, it will continue to tumble, unheated, during a Cool Down period. This helps reduce wrinkling and makes items easier to handle during unloading. The estimated Cool Down time will be displayed. Drying time varies depending on size and dampness of load and fabric type. If the load is too small or almost dry, the sensing bars may not detect enough moisture to continue the cycle and the cycle may end after a few minutes. Select a Timed Dry setting to dry such loads. Room temperature and humidity, type of installation and electrical voltage or gas pressure can also affect drying time. For cycle selection turn the knob on the front of the dryer control panel. The light will illuminate next to the cycle selected. The following is a brief description for what cycles should be chosen for certain items and materials to be dried.

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I have a Frigidaire Dryer model GLER331AS1 and one day it was all lite up with heat I had to manually turn it off, after that it will run but it wont turn off if it's not on the minutes drying time it just...


hi Gwen. I can help you.
If your dryer seems to run forever, it could be because of a clogged vent or internal ductwork. Your dryer may have an automatic cycle that turns off the dryer when the clothes are dry. It does this with a special thermostat or moisture-sensing system.

Normally, this is what happens during an automatic cycle:


  • The thermostat tells the dryer to heat until the interior of the dryer reaches a pre-set temperature--say 135 degrees.

  • When the dryer reaches the pre-set temperature, the thermostat tells the timer to begin advancing. (If there's a moisture sensor, the timer advances only if the moisture content of the clothing is low enough.)

  • The timer advances until the interior cools, then the thermostat tells the timer to stop advancing, and tells the dryer to start heating again.

This cycle continues until the clothes are dry. But…if the vent is clogged, the dryer may never reach the proper operating temperature, so it doesn't send the signal to the timer and the dryer continues to run indefinitely, even if the clothes are completely dry. To fix the problem, clean the vent and/or internal ductwork.

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Frigidaire Model FSE446RHS shuts off mid cycle


Hi, If the motor is shutting down mid cycle and can not be restarted untill cooled, the motor will need changed. It is shutting off on a safety overload. These motors cost about $145.00
Please let me know if I can assirt you further.

Vic

Jun 01, 2009 | Dryers

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Dryer will not restart


Sadly, the thermostats in your dryer control the heating circuit only. There is a thermal fuse that will not allow the dryer to start, but it's one time only and cooling down will have no effect.

The scenario you describe is the motor cutting out on it's internal overload. When it gets to the point where it cuts out on the overload mid cycle, it's unlikely cleaning lint will solve the problem. You might want a tech to come out and verify that the motor needs to be replaced.

Another possibility is o loose connection in the power source. This could be at the dryer terminal block, in the dryer cord receptacle, or at the circuit breaker.

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Thats what it's supposed to do hopefully the clothes are coming out dry. The dryer has both thermal sesors and fuses that tell the dryer when to heat up and when to cool down. So yes the heating element will come on and go off multiple times in a cycle.

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Dryer starts drying and thinks clothes are dry, but they aren't


Check the timer, and the sensor. Sounds like it is having a problem with the timer or sensor no noticing that the clothes are still wet. Please rate if satisfied. Thank you

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Dryer problems


either the rear bearing or the idler is worn, my thoughts would be the rear bearing.

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