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LG dryer check filter light

I am getting a check filter light when I turn on the dryer. The power only stays on for a second then turns off..... how do I fix this?

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  • karen637 Feb 12, 2009

    Yes, I cleaned the lint trap, took the vent line off cleaned it out even though there wasn't much but dust in the line. I even tried to unplug for 1 min.

    The problem is when I push the power button the dial lights up and then the power goes off immediately. What to do?

  • karen637 Feb 12, 2009

    How do I get to the computer???

  • karen637 Feb 12, 2009

    I guess i will have to wait for my husband to come home, I am not sure where the 4 screws on the face plate are.....I don't see any screws. Is the face plate the dial or the front of the dryer? Sorry I am not getting this....

  • karen637 Feb 12, 2009

    I don't see any screws on the dial. I have the Tromm DLE5977W LG electric dryer........

  • karen637 Feb 15, 2009

    I havn't heard back from you? I still don't know how to get to the computer.....

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Have you checked the lint trap? If not this is what it is talking about. If you have then you should check your dryer vent line. Your lint trap should be on the inside of the dryer. If you need more help let me know. Also if you unplug the unit after checking what I said and the light still is one. Unplug it for 1 minute then plug back in this should reset everything

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    Jeremy Reddick Feb 12, 2009

    Ok then what has happened is your Sesor has tripped. You are going to have to unplug the unit get to the computer that is behind the knobs. Unplug the wires then plug everything back in after giving it 60 seconds. That is how you reset it. If this doesnt work then you are going to need a new computer. There have been lots of problems with this system with bad computers. If this has helped you please rate. Thank you


  • Jeremy Reddick
    Jeremy Reddick Feb 12, 2009

    Remove the face plate. 4 screws 2 on each side. Remove those screws and the face plate comes of and you will see the computer right there

  • Jeremy Reddick
    Jeremy Reddick Feb 12, 2009

    The dial

  • Jeremy Reddick
    Jeremy Reddick Feb 15, 2009

    Im sorry. Put you on the wrong board. To get to the computer and everything else you are going to have to pull off the back of your washing machines. In order to do this.

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