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When I turn my dryer on it will only run for a few seconds and then shut off. After a few minutes it will come back on, run for about 3 seconds then shut off again, what could bee the cause. It doesn't run long enough to heat up.

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If you have already tried cleaning the vent then the problem is with the Thermal fuse. When the thermal fuse goes bad it cannot be reset and replacing it is recommended repair.It is located on the blower wheel housing inside the rear panel to the exhaust duct. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.


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