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Samsung DV42H5000EW shuts off after 3 minutes. Roof vent clogged. Cleaned, still shutting down. Seems to run fine for 3 minutes. Issue happens on timed or sensor drying. Will start again after.

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Possibly a dirty dryness sensor, especially if you use fabric softener

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SOURCE: Clothes don't dry fully on automatic cycle with "normal" selected.

there may be a fault on the low heat setting, check the element works on both settings, otherwise nothing to suggest, apart from are you overloading it with too many items?

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SOURCE: Dryer runs & heats but shuts off after 3-10 minutes

the motor overload can caouse that problem in that case new motor is needed if the dryer turn right back on after it turns off the even heat control board in panel bad if it humms are no noise after turn off and you have to let cool down the motor is the problem

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SOURCE: Kenmore 70 series dryer shuts off and won't restart

IT SOUNDS AS THOUGH THE MOTOR IS OVERHEATING AND SHUTTING ITSELF OFF. THAT IS ABOUT THE ONLY THING ON THE DRYER THAT WOULD SHUT IT OFF AND NOT ALLOW IT TO START AGAIN RIGHT AWAY, BUT LET IT START AFTER A WHILE. MAKE SURE THE MOTOR TURNS FREELY. IT SHOULD NOT DRAG OR HUMM WHEN TRYING TO START.

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SOURCE: Shuts off after 10 to 45 minutes

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SOURCE: Kenmore Gas Dryer Gets Hot, Shuts Off Early in Cycle

Sounds like a faulty high limit or cycling thermostat. The thermostat tells the dryer to heat until the interior of the dryer reaches a certain temp. It should be mounted on the exhause duct inside the back of the dryer. It should look something like the one in the picture:


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Hope this helped and best wishes.

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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your dryer vent. Dryer vents
should be cleaned every couple of years to
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