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My kenmore series 70 dryer makes a buzzing sound when i try to start it. When i hold in the button it buzzes and then starts running. After about 7 minutes it shuts off and wont start for like 20 minutes. I cleaned out everything i could think of.

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Sounds like you have a bad motor,it's hard starting and then it's overheating,when it cools down it will run again

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