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Drying timer on auto dry

My lg dryer timer stops at 6 min. on sensor dry...the dryer continues to run but never goes below 6 min.

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I called LG...they said to unplug the dryer for 5 min. to reset the timer ...this solved the problem.
They also said not to use dryer sheets during the sensor dry cycle as the coating on the dryer sheets causes the sensor to malfunction as it can't read the humidity level in the dryer.

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Yes, you should unplug the dryer. Also, use a kitchen scrubber or something and clean the dampness sensor bars located by the vent. They get coated from the dryer sheets and cannot sense the proper humidity level. Ours always stopped at the 6 minute mark and just
kept drying and drying and drying, as at 5 minutes, it goes into the cooling mode.

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