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Gas dryer runs for 30 mins then shuts off.

Gas dryer runs for 30 mins with heat , then it shuts off , if i wait a few min. it will start again. chris

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  • c83z28 Feb 01, 2010

    I just replaced the motor around X-mas and that's when it started shutting off after 20-30 min.

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This is a common problem that is not a good one. But the motor is goin bad. If you try to start it you will hear like a hum then start. Motor is going bad and over heating and shutting down on overload. Sorry. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

  • Ricky Harrelson
    Ricky Harrelson Feb 01, 2010

    Do you have the model number for this. May be motor relay or even the thermistor depending on model number. If it has a thermistor it will be located by the thermal fuse on the exhaust housing,

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