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Admiral Dryer turn on and heats up but will not automaticly stop after its cycle

I started a load the other day and when I returned 4 hours later the dryer was still running, all of the clothes were really hot but it did not shut down. I have cleaned the lint trap and the exhaust stack any suggestions?

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  • Dryer issues Jan 18, 2008

    I stack was cleaned three months ago, but what I found out last night is that a worker apparently damaged the stack while doing work in the roof and kinked the pipe pretty bad. I ran a load without the exhaust line hooked up and found that the dryer works fine. I replaced the damaged section of pipe and Now everything is going great, thanks for the help.

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Did you have any lint build-up in the vent exhaust ? I need to know before we proceed.

Posted on Jan 18, 2008

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    Elmer Vest Jan 19, 2008

    Glad to be of some service. Keep in mind that with a gas dryer any blockage in the vent will cause the heating system to shut down. When this happens the thermostat cannot cycle.

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