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Clothes are taking 3 cycles to dry and cooling light on front wont shut off

Hi there, just recently our dryer has started to really take a long time with its cycles.  Some of our loads of laundry are taking up to 3 cycles to dry completely.  I was kind of checking it out and noticed that the cooling light on the front is on at the same time that the dryer is running but I cannot remember if this was always the case or something new.  Is there a way to shut this light off and what else should I be checking.

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  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2008

    We are having the exact same problem.  The dryer has worked flawlessly since we have owned it up until now.  Does anyone have some solution ideas to this issue?


    Rich & Lynn

  • hpcarr Feb 09, 2008

    We have the same problem with the cooling light remaining on during the drying cycle.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2008

    same issue.taking too long to dry cool light staying on

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    Same problem here, I thought the vent may be clogged, but I cleaned it and still takes forever to dry. I'll check it out again, but the dryer worked great for 2 years until now.

  • mrhandyman4 Apr 19, 2008

    same problem here my dryer is only 7 monthes old, cooling light on and no heat , clothes will not dry

  • kidd1970 Apr 21, 2008

    Same issue - The dryer tries to cool, and not well at all, the cooling light remains on while the dry light blinks..... WHAT TO DO??



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The vent is clogged.  To make sure, disconnect the vent from the dryer and run the dryer normally.  If your clothes dry normally, then have a professional vent cleaning company take care of the vent.  
The cooling light will always stay on during the run.  When it is blinking, the heat has stopped and is in the cooling process.
If there is no heating, you have a problem with the high limit switch or something else electrical and needs to be addressed by a qualified LG technician.

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