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I can tell you on the LG dryers there is indeed a "reset" for the heating/burner funnel (as you obviously know) on the right hand side of the funnel, however they also incorporate a no reset "hi-limit thermostat" on the left side of the funnel. Once it is tripped it must be replaced.This is only present on the gas dryers.

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Can you please tell me where the reset button is ? I hate to pay someone $100 to do this. Thanks, Jo Ann Deloy

Hello, welcome to FixYa.

While I don't have a video or diagram I can tell you on the LG dryers there is indeed a "reset" for the heating/burner funnel (as you obviously know) on the right hand side of the funnel, however they also incorporate a no reset "hi-limit thermostat" on the left side of the funnel. Once it is tripped it must be replaced. This is only present on the gas dryers.

It is located on the left side as I mentioned, but the other is on the right side of the heater housing/burner funnel and will resemble the images shown below.

It is part number 6931EL3004B ( the reset type is part # 6931EL3003C ) and available at "searspartsdirect" (which also has a illustration which may help you) or "" to name a couple.



With the aid of an ohm meter you can check the non-reset for continuity, the other you should be able to push the center reset button ( listen closely for a "click" ) but it too can be ohmed out for continuity to confirm or dismiss it's condition.

Hope that help`s move you forward. If so please take a second and rate the guidance and a testimony to the assistance you received here at FixYa, either or all is appreciated.

Let me know if you need any further info and I'll continue to help in any manner I can. Good luck


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Sep 01, 2011 | LG DLG5988 Gas Dryer

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I have a dlg5932w dryer that will not heat. From reading posts, it sounds like I need to reset a safety thermostat switch. How do I find it so I can reset it.

Unplug the unit. Remove the top cover by unscrewing the 3 screws in the back and sliding the cover back and up. At the control board, disconnect all the wires from the board, remove the screws holding the panel and pop the panel off. Remove the front panel of the dryer. Down on the right bottom corner inside the dryer, look for the large round tube where there are 2 sets of wires connected around it. There are 2 high limit switches, one on top right and one on the bottom left. The high limit switch on the bottom left has the reset button in between the wires. Push it and you should hear a click. That will reset the switch. NOTE: this is only a temporary fix. The manufactures recommends replacing that switch if it should trip because it will trip again. Good luck

Jun 20, 2011 | LG DLG5932W Gas Dryer

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Dryer is not heating. Happened after exhaust vent was plugged. Is there a reset or thermistor that tripped?

There is a manual reset on one of the thermistats on a gas LG dryer. It is on the front left side of the heating element. There are two wires attached to the dime sized thermostat, and there is a small black pin in between the wires. Push the pin in to reset it. To get at it, you have to take the top off, then the control panel, then the front panel.

Feb 16, 2011 | LG DLG7188 Gas Dryer

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Cold air during running checked power and gas still no heat

Gas models have a resetable high limit thermostat. It is a dime sized disc with two wires attatched located near the front side of the gas combustion chamber. There is a pin in the center of it which needs to be pushed in to reset it. It trips when dryer has poor vent conditions. (long and / or restricted air flow in vent)

Jan 23, 2011 | LG DLG5988 Gas Dryer

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My LG gas dryer has had the thermostat sensors replaced and reset twice already, but after a few loads it stops producing heat. I have taken off the new exhaust outlet as I think the flapper may be...

You will need to disassemble the top panel, the control board, the front panel and the drum assembly to get access to the reset switch. LG has posted that once the button has tripped, it is recommended that it be replaced rather than constantly resetting the button.
Good luck.

Sep 28, 2010 | Dryers

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I have an LG DLG0332W gas dryer and it not getting hot. Read that the thermostat my need to be reset. have the dryer torn apart and I am having trouble locating the thermostat reset button. Where is it?

If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.

if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....

If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.

check out this electric no heat tip...


Aug 30, 2010 | Dryers

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Not properly drying

If you remove the front cover hitting the reset switch is rather easy. However I did that the other day and only got 1 load done before it tripped again.

I just picked this dryer up used from a buddy the other day and am already having trouble. Also... It runs very loud. How loud is yours complared to the washer?

May 30, 2008 | LG DLE0332 Gas Dryer

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I had similar problem with my LG DLG2532W gas dryer:
1) Power on machine:
- Check Filter light comes on (LG says this is OK at start)
- Time lights have all dashes
- All Program cycle lights on (Air Dry up to cotton towels)
- This is all normal
2) Select program cycle (cotton towels for example)
- Check Filter light now goes off
- Time shows 58 minutes
- Dry Level, Temp Control, etc are set automatically
- This is all normal
3) Push start (this is where the trouble begins)
- The "drying cycle" light starts blinking (good)
- The dryer starts turning (this looks good...but)
- The ignitor (heating coil that ignites the gas) never heats
- The gas never comes on (because ignitor not on)
- No heat ever is produced.

Net result is dryer looks normal and runs, but there is no heat.
There is no error code...nothing to tell you anything is wrong.
Your only recourse is to call a technician because the manuals do not explain anything in any detail.

Thank goodness for the internet. I just needed the one clue that there was a reset button on the thermostat. That fixed my problem. Here is some more detail in case someone else is having this problem:

There are apparently two thermostats in the dryer. They are on the exhast tube that houses the burner element and the ignitor. One is on the top half of the exhaust tube near the dryer wall and the other is on the bottom half of the exhaust tube toward the center of the dryer. The one on the bottom half of the exhaust tube in the one with the reset button. Before pushing the reset button PULL THE PLUG ON THE DRYER OR TURN OFF CURCUIT BREAKER. The reset switch is between two wire leads that go to the thermostat and you will probably shock yourself if you try to push the button with the power on. If you open up the right side access cover on the dryer, then you can see the exhast tube. It is about 5 inches in diameter and (looking thru the right side access port), it will be sloping up from left to right as it runs from the front of the dryer to the back. You can see another exhaust tube further away from the port and lower down, but the one you are looking for is closest to you and higher up. If you look back toward the front of the machine (left), you can see two wires hanging down from the opposite side of the exhaust tube. The wires run to the thermostat which you can also see on a bracket standing off the exhaust tube. In between the two wire leads that run to the thermostat is the reset button.

Bottom line....pull off right access port cover, look in and left for thermostat hanging down off of exhaust tube. Press button between the two wires going to thermostat. It is a 3 minuite operation if you can get to the right side access port.

If you cannot get to the right side access port, you can pull off the fronf of the dryer and get to it that way, but it is much harder. You start by popping the dryer top by pushing in a putty knife between the top cover and front cover about two inches away from the top left and right edges of the machine. This is tricky and takes some fidling. I just pryed mine open the first time, but now I see how it is supposed to be done. After popping the top, you can take off the front of the machine. There are two screws on the top and then two more on the bottn half of the door. You have to open the door to get these two screws out. There are some wires going to sensors and switches that have to be disconnected.

It is much easier to access the thermostat thru the right side access port.

Aug 23, 2007 | LG DLE0332 Gas Dryer

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