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Electric dryer turns off after 5 minutes - is there a simple fix?

by Manage My Life Last activity date:
May 31st, 2011

I have a Kenmore Model No. 110.64722400 electric dryer that is turning itself off after 5-10 minutes of run time. The dial is set to delicate and the dryer is not overloaded. When the dryer turns on, I can feel the dryer vent is heating up so the heater is working. However, after restarting the cycle 3 times, the dryer continues to shut itself off. Is there a safety feature that could cause this to happen or any recommended checks that I can perform to diagnose the problem and hopefully solve the problem. The dryer was purchased around 2005 and has worked without any problems until now. Thank you for your assistance.

Dryers , Kenmore , Washers
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Joseph Perez
Having a dryer that keep shutting off can be inconvenient and I will be happy to help. While you are waiting for an expert answer, I did manage to find a link that will provide you with some good information to help you with your dryer problem. I hope my link is useful.
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