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Kenmore series 90 electric dryer will start, heat up and then shut itself off after about 5 minutes

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Take the bottom of the dryer off and check for obstruction in heat tube. if it is loaded with lint it will overheat and shut down. Use vacuum cleaner and clean it out. Also take exhaust tube off back of dryer and check that the tube leading to the outside is clean with no obstructions. Check baffles on outside make sure there is noone living in your vent tube to the outside.

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