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Whirlpool dryer Runs for a few minutes then stops. Will start again after cooling down

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  • Anonymous Aug 29, 2008

    Whirpool dry le5720xsno runs a while then cuts off, will start after a few minutes, motor sound rough

  • stinky70 Nov 14, 2008

    I have the same problem with a Kenmore. It will run for about 10 minutes and then shuts off, and won't start again until it cools down. I had a guy look at it, he said it was a problem with the venting system, not my dryer. He disconnected it from the venting system, ran a shorter piece of hose and did not hook it back up to the vent and it still is not working. I called him back and over the phone he told me it is the motor. I'm not sure I believe him. What else could it be? Thermostat or something?

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Runs and stops

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If your dryer stops during its cycle, wait ten minutes and start dryer again. If dryer starts, then the motor was overheating.

Solution, Check for lint blockage around the motor and for possible overloading. If dryer repeatedly stops during its cycle, especially during consecutive loads, replace motor.

Good luck

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Dryer runs when first started, quits halway through drying cycle.

High temp. limit is probably at fault and will need to be changed.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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