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Dryer shuting off in 5 min top getting very hot

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  • chiprox7 Sep 15, 2010

    Thanks for responding. The dryer will run for 5 min then the motor stops and the top of dryer gets very hot.

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Hi,
Is the motor getting hot or is the element not shutting off?
If it is the motor then it is going bad...
If it is the element then the thermostat is bad and will just heat till the high limit shuts it down...then replace the thermostat and the high limit now that it has been activated...

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    D. Floyd Kolb Sep 15, 2010

    This a what happened first deal... but from what you are saying I am leaning towards the thermostat going bad and shutting things down...

    I would replace that thermostat and also the high limit...

    heatman101

  • chiprox7 Sep 15, 2010

    Thank you very much heatman101.

  • chiprox7 Sep 15, 2010

    One more thing I also have a T'stat inlet biased, should I also replace that to.

  • D. Floyd Kolb
    D. Floyd Kolb Sep 15, 2010

    Yes, I would just to be sure...it should not be that exspensive...

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