Why does my dryer keep stopping mid cycle?

Why does my dryer keep stopping mid cycle?

All dryers stop when the door opens or the door switch detects the door opening, so a broken door strike, weak door catch or faulty door switch can cause the dryer to stop mid-cycle. A bad drive motor, failed timer or faulty electronic control board can also stop the dryer before the cycle ends.

What would cause a dryer to not shut off?

Troubleshooting a clothes dryer that does not stop running is a fairly easy task, even for a beginner. Basically, the cause of the problem is either a defective door switch or a malfunctioning timer control.

How do you test a 3 wire dryer door switch?

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What can go wrong with a clothes dryer?

5 Most Common Dryer Problems and SolutionsDryer makes strange noises or vibrates. Likely Culprit: Failed dryer drum seal. Dryer runs but never heats up. Likely Culprit: Faulty thermal fuse. Dryer doesn’t run. Likely Culprit: Faulty thermal fuse. Dryer runs but doesn’t get clothes dry. Likely Culprit: Broken heating element. Dryer runs but then shuts off quickly.