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Kenmore Ultra Fabric Care dryer Model/stock number 96595220 65952 Dryer shuts off all the time. Runs, heats, works, then just stops. This happens repeatedly. Please help!

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Hi,

There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor going bad...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why your dryer will not run...

Dryer Repair - The Dryer is not Turning

Dryer Repair - The dryer will not start


heatman101

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

  • rainsongs Sep 14, 2010

    Hey, thanks.

    Actually the problem is not that the dryer won't start or turn.

    It DOES start, it does turn, there is heat, all seems fine.

    The problem is that it STOPS abruptly, for no apparent reason. Sometimes after five minutes, sometimes after five seconds. There is no way to tell.

    Any additional suggestions would be great, thank you.

  • D. Floyd Kolb
    D. Floyd Kolb Sep 14, 2010

    Yes, the reason I gave that tip is because I think the problem is very similar,,,I think the high temperature cutout is tripping and stopping the dryer...
    Check the vent for obstructions and the blower that it is working and moving air through the dryer...

    heatman101

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