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My LG Dryer timer gets stuck on 6 minutes everytime

MY LG dryer gets stuck on 6 minutes and we have to turn it off manualy

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  • brad_bailey Nov 17, 2008

    exact same problem, counts down to 6 minutes and will keep running while the timer sits at 6 minutes

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    We have had this problem on and off for over a year.....

    We were told the dryer sheets coat the sensors and make them non-functional.

    I am still looking for a solution.



  • dmprice2000 Dec 17, 2008

    I have had this problem 4 times now since mid 2006. I've heard all of these solutions and none worked. The main boards have been replaced 3 times as well as another timer board. It just failed again this week. LG has again GIVEN me an extended warranty long enough to cover the parts replacement now for the 2nd time. This is a bigger problem and LG knows it. Call them and have all of your Sales documentation ready. THIS IS A FIRE HAZARD.

  • TammyBoBammy Mar 25, 2009

    Just noticed by fluke tonight that my dryer was stuck on 6 minutes otherwise it could have been a VERY different night. We were having a quick dinner and then heading out for a few hours. I asked my husband before he sat down to dinner if he could run downstairs and change wash loads. He said the dryer still had 6 minutes. I thought it seemed weird but didn't think too much of it. Just before we were to leave the house, I ran down to switch loads and low and behold '6 minutes' left. The clothes were very dry and HOT. Here's the kicker we are 3 days past the 2 year parts and labor warranty! 3 Days...what a frickin' joke.

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Look inside the drum on the right side of the filter. You will see two metal strips, thee are humidity sensors. Wipe them down with soap and water. It worked for me. The info came from LG tech support.

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I called LG with the same problem and they said never to use dryer sheets. I wiped everything down and stopped using dryer sheets and have not had a problem since.

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