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My dryer will not start, it says door open when it is closed. I also had the clean filter flash on every time I started it, when it would start. is there anything I can try before I call in the repair man?

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For anyone else with this problem, I have two replacement boards. One came with my dryer and has been used, the other is brand new. I bought the brand new board to fix the dryer myself and as it turns out, that wasn't the problem. Replacement boards are usually close to $100 a piece ... I will sell for much less.

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i got the same problem and no repair man could help . i think i just got mine fixed 6-15-09 .what you do is go behind the dryer , remove the air duct and then remove the pipe that is inside the machine by removing one screw . this will give you access inside the machine .first clean as much as you can of the lint inside by vacuuming it . if you look to the left you will see 2 wires with a black button in the middle this is the ignitor ,clean it good because i think the dirt is not allowing it to light up . i did that and mine is working but the cooling light is still on .

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SOURCE: Dryer not working, indicates "lint

This is a common complaint with this dryer.The probe generating this problem,is at fault.It likely has a film on it,from the dryer sheets.Remove the lint screen,and wipe down the probe that sticks into the air box.Should fix the problem,if not ,replace the probe.

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I own a Bosch Nexxt Series Electric Dryer, the clothes come out with a petrolium smell, grease or something. I have cleaned the trap, duct work, bearing shield to no avial. It is not the washer, the


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Dryer Does Not Turn On
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Ensure that the dryer's power supply cord is firmly plugged into an electrical outlet.
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Inspect the structure's fuse box for a tripped fuse. Each fuse is assigned a single "On/Off" switch. If any fuse switch is in the "Off" position, flip that switch to the "On" position. If the problem persists, contact a professional electrician.

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Press the "Start/Stop" button on the left side of the dryer's control panel.
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Close the dryer door firmly so that the door clicks into place. The dryer will not operate if the door is not shut.
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Clean the lint filter. Twist the program selector knob on the control panel to the "Off" position, then open the dryer door. Pull the lint filter out of the dryer. The lint filter is located at the front of the dryer's tumbler, and is inserted vertically into the dryer. Gently stroke your hand over the filter to clear the lint, then reinsert the filter and close the door.
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Turn the dryer off and allow at least 30 minutes for the dryer to cool, as excessive heat can cause a drying program malfunction.
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Increase the ventilation of the room the dryer is located in, such as by opening a door or window. Excessive heat will cause the dryer to automatically turn off until it cools as a safety measure. Increasing the ventilation will help keep the dryer cool.
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Clean the moisture sensor. Open the dryer door to access the moisture sensor. The black-colored sensor consists of two bars, and is located at the front of the dryer's tumbler, to the left of the lint filter. The sensor should be cleaned with a clean cloth and white vinegar once per month.
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Clean the lint filter. Twist the program selector knob on the control panel to the "Off" position, then open the dryer door. Pull out the lint filter. The lint filter is located at the front of the dryer's tumbler, and is inserted vertically into the dryer. Gently stroke your hand over the filter to clear the lint, then insert the filter back into the dryer and close the door.
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Spin the laundry at a higher spin speed in the washing machine before placing the laundry into the dryer to reduce the moisture content.
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Turn the dryer off and allow at least 30 minutes to pass for the dryer to cool, as excessive heat can cause a drying program malfunction.

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My dryer does not start and the lint filter light comes on. I cleaned out the link and it still does not start


Sounds like a problem with the door switch. Open the door and look at the front of the dryer. In the center of the dryer, just under the controll panel, you should see a hole in the machine. On the door it self you should see a stud that will line up with the hole. If the stud is broken off the switch can't be activated and the door must be replaced. If the stud is O.K. then insert a PLASTIC ink pen in the hole while you press start. If the dryer starts either the door is not closing properly or the mount for the door switch is craked inside

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My LG dryer DLG2526W flaskes the CK FILTER light, but will not start. The filter is clean. Whats up?


The check filter light will always flash whenever you turn it on. It's just a reminder feature. Starting problem can be many things. Possible broken belt, door not closed properly or control board issue. You will require a professional LG technician to diagnose the problem.
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Power is on, lights are on, put it to a setting and hit start and nothing happens no water(water is on) no spinning and no drying. Have checked all the hoses and cleaned the filter.


I sometimes get this happeing if the door doesn't close and seal. If you can open the door then this is the issue. THe door should seal and won't open when you hit start. Try opening and closing the door tightly

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the flashing light indicates that the door is not closing
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I had this same problem with my Dryer. It is making the few quick beeps because it thinks the door is still open. Near the bottom of the opening to the dryer there is a sensor switch that gets pushed in when you shut the door. Try holding the switch in with a knife or something and then start the dryer with the door open to check if that is the problem.
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The door is not compltely closing. Make sure to push it in hard around the clasp areas. If yours has a light, the light should turn off and on as you open and close the door.

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The Bosch Dryer has a temperature probe in the heater exit and in the exhaust area visible when you open the door. If the temperature difference between the two gets to high, the lint filter is assumed to be plugged and the alarm goes off.

It seems that the temperature probe at the heater, can end up with a faulty connection to the control panel over time due to corroded contacts or lint build up. When this happens the control panel thinks the filter is clogged and it may also not turn on the heating elements properly. Remove the back cover over the heating element (12 screws) and then remove the one screw holding the red wiring connection to the dryer body. You can then wiggle out the wiring connection and clean / unplug and replug in the connector for the sensor. (plug with two small wires only). A little hard feeding the connector back through the hole so take your time and don't damage the wires). Should all work again. May want to inspect inside the heater at same time and make sure the overheating switch is not tripped. ( press in the red button).

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