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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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Re: Clothes are taking 3 cycles to dry and cooling light...

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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