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When starting, hear a noise like if the motor has problem rolling. The dryer works but stops during the cycle. Smeling heating after a while. And few minutes later, restarts and works, and stops again. thank you for any help for a diagnosis

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Sounds like your motor is on the way out. Hard to start-- when it does go it eventually overheats---- wont restart till cools down. sounds like a motor going bad

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