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Roper dryer I have a Roper dryer that is about a year and a half old. I have only actually used it for 6 months out of the year and a half. It has been in storage for almost a year. We just moved and when we hooked the dryer up it ran for only a few seconds and then cuts itself off. We checked to see if the drum was turning and it is. However, after it cuts itself off it will not let you turn it back on for about a minute or so. When you do turn it on, it does the same thing. A couple of times we just shut the door to the dryer and it came on itself. Any suggestions?

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Based on your desription... one of the thermal sensors is overheating , tripping..shutting you down until it cools down enough to reset itself... then you can run it again.. and that process repeats.. You may have a defective thermal switch... Hope that helps...

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Friend,
ngfam1 At your service!

Sometimes this can happen when the vent line is clogged.
TRY THESE MEASURES!!!!!!!!
1. If the dryer is gas and old, the pilot could be out or if it is newer it could have a defective or worn out a igniter!
2. Check if the lint filter is full and needs to be cleaned.
Try this first.
3. Then check if the outside screen covering the exhaust vent is even half blocked with lint there will be no heat! This screen is to keep small animals out!
Try checking this second and if it is clogged or the spring loaded door is stuck closed try to clean the lint out of the corners of the flap door, and or remove the screen permanently!
I DID AND NO ANIMALS LIKE TO GET BURNT,IT'S HOT IN THAT TUBE!
2 years that mine is off and it's all is fine.


If none of these tasks remedy the heat problem then here is a good company that's found nation wide.
A&E Factory Service
A&E has schedulers available to take appointments 24/7
And they do warranty work too, for most manufactures!
1(800) 905-9505

You will be fine
Bless You ngafm1
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DEAR FRIEND,
ngfam1 here for you!
I am happy to be of assistance!

It sounds like one of the wheels that the drum rolls on is hanging up !!

Here is the service company I refer my appliance customers too!
A&E Factory Service
A Nation Wide Company. / Available 24 / 7 for arranging appointments! In the USA.
1(800) 905-9505

If this dryer is 10 years old or more do not spend any money on it!
The new ones are much more efficient! If you have to replace it buy a Speed Queen , it will do 8 loads a week for 25 years!
It's the last washer and dryer I will ever buy!!!! And less expensive than a top of the line unit!


Good luck!
You will be fine now!

Thank You
Bless you,ngfam1
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