My Dryer will comes on for 5-10 minutes then shuts off.
if we try to restart it will make a buzz sound but will not turn on. when we try to force the dryer on it does not make buzz sound it will not do anything.if we leave dryer alone for 30min to one hour it will start again. sound funny while running. the dryer heats fine once started. any suggestions?
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Open the dryer door and slowly rotate the dryer drum in a counterclockwise (CCW) direction. Rotate the drum 2-3 revolutions and then shut the door and see if it will start. If it continues to just hum and not start could indicate a voltage issue, motor issue or a friction issue. Open the door again and locate the door switch plunger in the upper or lower corner on the hinge side of the drum opening. Hold the plunger in while someone begins rotating the drum counterclockwise. While turning the drum counter clockwise and holding the door switch plunger inwards press the start button. If it starts, there is likely a friction problem or motor problem.
you need to send the model number kenmore doesn't make anything,the only way to tell who made it is by the model number but anyway if it stalls on you and you go to restart it does it make like a buzz sound if so you have a bad motor,when the motor cools off it starts again,it's not a t-stat or anything because when they fail they won't work again non resettable,most likely will be the motor
Ya, happened to me. Sounds like you may have a clogged vent. (in the tube, or the dryer itself. Try cleaning that out really good. Then, double check that the venting is secured properly. If not, may overheat and shut down. I think that's what's going on. After you clean tubing (And the inside tube on dryer), the buzzing will continue for a while (days) until itr resets. If it runs after this, but still buzzes, that's your problem. Hope this helps you!
the dryer is over heating up due to a blocked steam pipe , fluff build up inside the dryer. I have a dryer that id the exact same thing , found out it covered in fluff though out the whole dryer , motor and element ..
The parts store should have never sold you the motor. They rarely if ever fail on a dryer. It sounds like a limit switch or sensor wire was damaged by the burning. Check out the wiring and if you feel comfortable jumper out one switch at a time to see which one is not working. Do only one at a time. Photograph everything before you take anything apart.