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LG Electric Dryer DLE2515S - dryer timer is stuck on 6 minutes and continues drying until I manually switch off - sensor dryer does not appear to be working either.

LG Electric Dryer DLE2515S - the dryer timer is stuck on 6 minute and continues drying until manually switched off - sensor dryer does not appear to be working either.

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  • lrlisa Jun 02, 2009

    I set the dryer to sensor dry normal and ran the cycle. It stuck at 6 minutes and the clothes were overdried. How else can I test the sensor integrity?



    Thanks.

  • lrlisa Jun 02, 2009

    Yes, it still heats during the extended time.

  • Carl Schulzetenberg
    Carl Schulzetenberg May 11, 2010

    Is it still heating during the extended time?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    cut timer switch on to start drying only hums

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OK, test the dryness sensor for its operational value. if the test confirms sensor function, you will need to replace the main PCB board in this case.

Now, if the sensor test reveals a faulty sensor device, simply replace the sensor. In most cases, this iwll be a fualty PCB main and, replacing it will usually fix this issue.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

  • Michael Masters
    Michael Masters Jun 01, 2009

    I recommend testing the sensor to confirm its integrity.

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