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LG Model DLE1501W - I set the dryer for appropriate cycle. It shuts off after 10-15 mins or so. clothes are still wet.

If I keep repeating this over and over, it will shut off faster the dryer the clothes become. I cannot get it to run long enough to dry thick socks. Dryer is 3 months old and this has just started within the past 2 weeks. Vent line is short and clean.

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The moisture sensors seem to be the issue. The two metal bars on the lint filter housing. Try cleaning with alcohol and stop using dryer sheets.

Posted on Dec 18, 2016

  • robert Dec 18, 2016

    I assume this does not happen on a timed cycle

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