Question about LG DLG5988 Gas Dryer
I set the clothes in and they come out as wet as they went in the dryer still tumbles through its entire cycle before it stops the repair man came in about a month ago and just reset it can you let me know what this process is thanks rosajt
I have had this same model for about 3 years. Finally, I have solved the problem. Venting. My dryer is in the basement and must push the air out about 8' thru two elbows. My vent was a 4" metal vent.
This dryer works by drawing the flame through a flame tube. The flame tube has two sensors at the gas valve end for protection. If the draw on the flame is insufficient, the flame is too short and too wide in the tube. Wide enough to activate the safety sensors. 4" vent pipe gives too much resistence to air flow and therefore reduces the suction or draw on the flame.
If this dryer was installed on an outside wall on a main floor and the vent pipe was a short run that went directly outside, there would not be an issue. I am willing to bet most of you on this site have an installation in the basement with 4" vent or on the main floor with a long run of 4" vent.
Basically, the heat in my dryer was being controlled by the safety switches on the flame tube. This provided a 10 second blast of heat and then about a 4-5 minute reset time before it would try again. My clothes were being air dryed!
I installed 6" metal pipe.
I am not a technician or qualified to answer this question. Good luck.
Posted on Mar 22, 2009
If the cloths are warm and wet the problem is not with the dryer but in the venting. check the air flow at the end of the line (where the exhaust leaves the building) if the air baffels are not fully opening when the drier is on there is probably an issue with the venting. remember to tape up the venting joints after inspecting it because it is also the exhaust for the gas. hope this helps.
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