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My kenmore elec dryer 796. Runs 5 seconds then shuts off but

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My kenmore elec dryer 796. Runs for about 5 seconds then shuts off but will come right back on also has a slight heat smell but not the smell of a burnt motor,it does the same thing in each cycle what's your thoughts
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! I would look closely at the cord connections and the outlet. It sounds like the machine is drawing too much current and then losing the power due to a poor connection. Do any of the connections appear to be getting hot or burnt?