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Kenmore dryer 90 series shuts off and then won't restart. the start button makes the normal noise when first pressed, but then makes no sound. the dryer restarted this morning and worked for a few loads, but now has shut off again and won't restart.

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Okay, you have a bad motor, this motor is caused by bad ventillation, instead of your lint going outside it is getting on your motor. i am sure your dryer was taking a long time to dry.


replace the motor and you will be fine.

Posted on Sep 11, 2009

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