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Drum is running but only lasts about 5 min's then

My dryer start's but only lasts about 5 min's then cut's out. heat is present in the drum, could it be overheating ?

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Yup, the thermal switch on the motor is tripping because of an overheated motor. This is the problem if you can't turn it back on right away and have to wait 10 minutes or so.

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