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My lg Dle5977w cooling light stays on with the dryer light flashing when it's runing. Is that normal? Also it stops befour the clothing is dry having to run it a few times?

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Check your vents. Make sure they are clean and not kinked.
When you open the door, is the air steamy? If so dryer vent is clogged.
Re the flashing lights, you may have to pull your customers owners manual for that answer.

Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Testimonial: "Vents are clean. have good air flow to the outside vent..found the Manuel does not say anything about the dry light flashing it did say the cooling light should stay on. If it starts to flash thrs a problem then.."

  • Sean Doherty
    Sean Doherty Oct 18, 2013

    I seem to have good air flow come out of the exit vent out side. The line has no kinked in it.. We lost the owners manual on the last move. I believe the we have had the units for like 6 years by the way.

  • Sean Doherty
    Sean Doherty Oct 20, 2013

    Thanks for your help by the way Mr. Shaw.

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Hi,
I am using LG Tromm DLE2514 washer dryer. It 's running but didn't dried the clothes. I clean it's lint but still it's not working. The one thing i notice now is it's drying light is blinking and cooling light is turn on all the time during the cycle. So what's the problem with my dryer?

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