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My dryer for about 5 seconds and shuts off is this a thermal

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My dryer for about 5 seconds and shuts off is this a thermal switch problem ?
Submitted: 5 years ago via ApplianceRepair.Net.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
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this turns for 5 seconds and then stops ? is that what your saying ? does it start right back up immediately if you push start again ?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
sorry my dryer runs for about 5 seconds and then shuts off
Expert:  Bryan replied 5 years ago.
okay this means the windings in the motor are overheating and shutting the dryer down. unfortunately the only way the repair this is change the motor. heres a link where you can order it. thanks, Bryan
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