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Dryer stuck in sensing mode

Stuck in sensing mode - will not get beyond, will not heat, will not tumble

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  • trnondalight Dec 15, 2007

    My dryer will run & heat for only 15 seconds then stops, repairman

    says it is the control board. I called Amana since it is only 1 yr. old

    they will pay for the part, but it will take 6 days to get the part and install.

    Where did you get the part so quickly?

    Can my husband install this if we can get the part?

  • slusherkitty Feb 06, 2008

    I have a whirlpool dryer about 9 years old . was working fine until the other day it got stuck in the cool down stage and ran all night and didnt shut offf. Now when i try to use the dryer it wont heat up. It is model number ler4634eq2 type# 12200 ..Please help


  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2008

    I have a brand new HE2 gas dryer that will power up, but won't start drying. We have a service call in, but no one can come out for two days. We've unplugged it and let the timer run all the way down. We still have nothing.

  • valley32 Mar 12, 2008

    I have a FER231 dryer and it stays on for 3 sec and turns off.

  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    I have a GEW9250PW1 Front Load whirlpool electric dryer~ Tried to turn on this morning, sounded like a click in control panel to left of dryer but only sensing button came on. I unplugged, turned off breaker and tried to turn back on. No luck. Vaccumed out dryer vent area and filter , no luck.

    Still just clicks like it is trying to engage but nothing else. Please help/

  • jeannerose May 13, 2008

    Dryer stuck in sensing mode.... will not tumble.

  • bobvenn Jun 14, 2008

    3 Month old Whirlpool electric Cabrio dryer stuck in sensing mode. The dryer will not operate.

    I have cut power, and cleaned 2 element sensor inside drum. So far nothing has cleared "sensing" from from display. Unit still under warranty, but I cannot wait several days for repir. Does anyone have any suggerstions?


    Bob Venn

  • jandogomez Dec 24, 2008

    I've got the same issue with the 4 month old electric dryer. No service available for 9 days...



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Ensure machine is disconnected from the mains supply.
Check thermostats, under rear cover. They should be closed. If in doubt, bridge them one at a time, then try the machine.


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i have a hoover mega load condencer dryer HNC 375 T
after switching on the filter sensor light flashes
cleaned all filters but still the same
can anyone help

Posted on Jan 19, 2009


Since no help was available without premium assistance, I actually contacted a repairman. He performed all the tests again and told me the problem was the control board. Then wanted $600 to fix. I found the part online for $150 and fixed it myself in about an hour. Instructions were easy.

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