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Kenmore Seris 90 Front load dryer

My dryer turns on and 10 minutes later turns off and just below the back console it is really hot!

I wait 10 minutes and the dryer will turn on for another 10 minutes making it impossible to dry clothes.

one person says it my MOTOR? I think it is the thermal cut off sensor and thermostat

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  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2008

    I am having the same problem. Turns on fine then in about 10 minutes it just shuts off. I thought it might be something to do with the ventillation; so I took everything apart that I could and vacuumed it out; but still having the same problem.

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I agree with you that the possible culprit is the thermal cut off sensor. The extreme heating could be caused by a malfunctioning thermostat or heating element.

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