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I have a 4 year old Amana dryer. It dries normally for 45 mins or so then won't restart until it has cooled down. I clean the lint trap out every load, and I checked the back of the dryer for lint accumulation or vent hose kinks. Any other suggestions? Do I need a new motor already?

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Hi,
It could be a bad motor your symptoms can be pointing that way... but check this out first...
If your dryer is not drying like it once did or if you just have nottaken the time to give yourself a clean dryer in a long time then youneed to do that. At least once a year the dryer cleaning should takeplace. Lint build up in the dryer duct is one of the main causesfor your dryer to fail.

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