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Dryer will heat and spin. After a few minutes it stops. Try to push to start button and nothing happens. I wait about 20 minutes and it will start again. What is the problem ?

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Mine was doing the same. I got a bit of a rattle noise in the timer when I'd try to restart it though. First I unplugged the dryer, I took the control head off, then I took the timer out, and opened it up. Found that 2 of the copper contacts were covered in black soot and had a little corrosion on them. I took some fine grit sandpaper and sanded the contact only till they were smooth and clean. I only did this a short while ago but seems to be working so far. It hasn't prematurely shut off and the timer is turning again.

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