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Why does my GE sensor dryer stop every 3-4 minutes. I have

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why does my GE sensor dryer stop every 3-4 minutes. I have to let it cool down before turning it back on, then it stops again and again
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 16 days ago.

Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Expert:  Kelly replied 16 days ago.
  1. How long do you have to allow it to cool before it starts again?
  2. May I please have your model number so I am able to provide you with accurate, model specific information?
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
about 4-5 minutes, then after doing that for 4-5 times it will stay on to finish the drying is a GE (he sensor dry-clothes care)
Expert:  Kelly replied 16 days ago.

Okay, so the motor is getting hot and opening the thermal protector. The motor will need to be replaced. The model tag is around the door opening.

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