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Kenmore king size capacity 90 series

The dryer will run for about 20 minutes, it makes a louder noise and then stops. It will not restart. After about an hour it will start and run for 20 minutes then stops again.

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Could be thermal overload in motor its a motor protector in the motor when the motor gets hot it cuts power to the motor when motor cools it closes and resets age of drier counts some times you can take drier apart and blow dust out of motor and will fix now if the door is not closing tight vibration can cause door switch to break contact that will do it too most of time motor or relay must be replaced

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

  • dewan nafees ahmed Jan 06, 2008

    sounds as if the thermal protector is shutting down the motor due to overheating. time for a new motor

  • dewan nafees ahmed Jan 06, 2008

    also see and Check tube belt geting hot.
    Check for restricted or kinked vent. Remove all lint and clean lint screen. Check for good airflow at vent hood outside.this will help your machine too cool
    have you checked the thermal fuse, if bad replace and clean vent.
    also see if this link is helping you
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