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dryer shuts off during cylce, sometimes resumes cycle, sometimes

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dryer shuts off during cylce, sometimes resumes cycle, sometimes not. Appears to happen only with towels and bed linens. Have lightened lod to no avail.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.

Hi,Welcome to Just Answer, My name is Bryan,I look forward to helping you today.

 

how long does this run before shutting off?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
5 to 10 minutes
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
okay and then it shuts down, does it start right back up or do you have to wait 5 minutes or so, or does it not start at all sometimes?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
It must be restart the dryer
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
how do you mean? it does start right back up immediately?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The dryer will not restart on its own. We have to begin the process lll over.
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
your motor is bad and overheating ,

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you need to replace it, heres a link to the part, http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/ge-motor-kit-item-number-ap4295548.aspx and heres a link to all the diagrams. http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5238899&diagram_id=25341724#d25341724 .