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Kenmore Dryer 90 Series will start but suddenly stop...

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We were just given a Kenmore electric dryer 90 series - it will start but suddenly stop and we have to wait a minute before it will start again.
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Re: Kenmore Dryer 90 Series will start but suddenly...

What starts and stops? the entire dryer or maybe the drum? Do you do anything to make it restart other than pushing the start button? This initially sounds like a temperature switch is opening and resetting after it cools. If you can describe the problem a little more in detail it would help.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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