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Dryer runs & heats but shuts off after 3-10 minutes

Model Kenmore Elite 110.63932101

Condition dryer runs and heats but 90% of the time shuts of after 3-10 minutes this occures on both moisture & time dry cycles and then on the other 10% of the time run a cycle fine?

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    dryer only runs for about 3-5 minutes and then cuts off. does this on any heat setting.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    What makes the dryer run after the drying cycle is complete? It almost sounds like it's on a cool down cycle, every 5 - 10 minutes it rumbles 3 or 4 times. There is no number on the digital read out showing how much dryer time is left, but red lights across the screen.

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The motor overload can caouse that problem in that case new motor is needed if the dryer turn right back on after it turns off the even heat control board in panel bad if it humms are no noise after turn off and you have to let cool down the motor is the problem

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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Ensure you have adequate airflow through your dryer. Clean lint screen, ensure there are no restrictions or clogs in the exhaust ducting, and make sure the outdoor vent shield is in good working order (there is sometimes a full diameter flap valve) and not clogged with lint or vegetation.

I had a similar problem with my series 70 (electric) stopping after running for a short while, but oddly it would run fine on air only and low heat.

It turns out the "critter cover" grate on the exhaust vent located outside the house was clogged with lint. Once the lint was removed from the grate my old Kenmore was working like it always had before.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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