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Just bought LG gas dryer, was a floor model and I didnt get the manual with it. when I set the dryer, it seems to be on a timer because I will set it for 54 min and about 5min later the dryer will turn off. The cooling light is on and I think thats whats the matter but I dont know how to turn it off....Ant way you can help me! Thank You, Dottie

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Take off your LINT Ducting and clean out completely, all the way to the outside hole in your house.


There is a heat limiting switch that turns off the unit if the heat gets to a temperature in the Lint Duct that is too high and is very dangerous.


If the air flow is limited too much, then the free flow of air can not be carrying out the heat generated by the machine to dry the clothers. You could have, and probably do have a nasty clog in your ducting, so hence, the air is not getting out successfully and it is staying all in the dryer unit. When the temperature reaches the LIMIT ALLOWED, then it shuts it off to prevent a instant FIRE.


The good news is your sensor is working, and the bad news is you gotta take the ducting apart and clean it good.


HINT: Make sure you DO NOT have any loops or low spots or lengths of hose that make the dryer have to blow the lint UP HILL. That is a common mistake because damp lint is heavy and it will build up anywhere there is a place that the air flow will not carry the weight of the damp lint, hence it drops it right there and starts a build up until it is blocked and then the sensor feels the temperature reach the Upper Limit and shuts off your machine. You may have to reroute your dryer ducting in a manner that the air flow is always level or even better, slopping down a little.


Good luck, and be sure to unplug the dryer before you start digging around the back and/or inside your machine.


kindly,


Jim

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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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