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When I push the start button the dryer starts but won't stay running - the minute I let go of the button it stops.

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bjsouth Most likely the problem with your dryer is bad motor. It is not repairable and has to be replaced. If you feel you can do it yourself, let me know and I'll help to buy new motor and provide you with instructions how to replace it. Gendos...post back

Posted on Mar 04, 2007

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SOURCE: Dryer runs for 5 minutes then stops

look in the vent line for a small disk shaped overload with two wires coming out of it. it may be bad. also check for a lint build-up in the exhaust line out of the blower. check the damper outlet going out of the house for a build-up of lint.

Posted on Aug 21, 2007

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SOURCE: Dryer wont stay running

Either the motor relay, or if this is an evenheat dryer, the evenheat control board could be bad.

Posted on Jan 17, 2008

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SOURCE: START AND RUN PROBLEM

check the motor relay. there are 4 wires( 2 are pink and black) this goes to the coil of the relay and must show resistance(closed) you can also jump out the 2 blue wires and see it the unit keeps running. The part number for the relay is: FSP3405281 approx 40.00US

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SOURCE: Kenmore gas dryer doesn't stay running have to hold button down.

POST MODEL NUMBER, BUT IT MAY BE THE MOTOR START SWITCH.

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

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