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Dryer will start but will only run 2 or 3 minutes, then stops. Wait for an hour or so and it does the same thing again.

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The motor is probably running hot due to dry oil wells over the sleeve bearings. I wrote an article on oiling these dryer motors and included some repair photos HERE.
How to get inside the dryer, videos and service manual is HERE.

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