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Only runs for 6 seconds at a time

Just purchased this DLE2514W, It only comes on for 6 seconds at a time, the "drying" light is blinking and the "cooling" light is on.

Please help.
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It sounds like the motor has an issue and needs to be addressed by a qualified LG technician.

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