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DV448AEP sensor drying doesn't seem to work

Hi, I got this $1300 dryer and it's got great features, well, I really love the washer:), but the sensor drying feature never seems to get the clothes quite dry enough. My old $300 GE dryer did a much better job of toasty hot clothes on the medium setting, now if I use the medium setting clothes come out quite damp, and on "more dry" they come out dry for the most part, but a little cold and possibly damp in a few spots. I've tried putting a blanket or something something in by itself (3 times) and the sensor shuts off the dryer within minutes leaving it damp. The vent piping is solid vent pipe, no flex, and air flow is strong out of the exhaust. Basically should I just run the thing at the highest setting or try to get a service call? I would really like to know if this is normal for this type of dryer. Thanks.

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    Hi iwhitacre, did you ever fix your problem with your Samsung dryer sensor? I have the same exact problem (which I also posted since you only had one response and it had to do with the wrinkle release cycle). I have had 3 of these dryers in my home now in less than 2 weeks and they have ALL had this problem. Just curious! Thanks.

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I had the same problem with mine. My wrinkle free setting some how got turned off. As soon as I turned that back on machine kept running and dried the clothes fine.

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