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My Hot Point Dryer keeps shutting off while the clothes are still wet. When I go to restart it will not start until it cools off. We took the dryer apart cleaned it all out and we always make sure the lent trap is clear. Not sure what the problem is.

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Thermostat controls heat. There is also a

motor centrifugal switch, in the element

circuit, that the motor closes to insure

the motor is turning. Try another heat

setting. There is more than one

thermostat. You may have blown the

'thermal fuse' too, which requires

replacement. The element has a contact in

the 'timer' circuit too.
It is possible that your element has

failed also.

Tripped high limit. Must clean the lint

filter and the exhaust vent tube and all

the way in to the dryer. Hot air exit is

restricted.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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