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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: 8 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months ago.

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

Expert:  Kelly replied 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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.