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Wrinkle shield comes on automatically even when not selected

My dryer runs even after clothes are dry because wrinkle shield comes on automatically. How to disconnect it?

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SOURCE: Maytag electric dryer model # MDE2500AYW

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If your dryer seems to run forever, it could be because of a clogged vent or internal ductwork. Your dryer may have an automatic cycle that turns off the dryer when the clothes are dry. It does this with a special thermostat or moisture-sensing system.

Normally, this is what happens during an automatic cycle:


  • The thermostat tells the dryer to heat until the interior of the dryer reaches a pre-set temperature--say 135 degrees.

  • When the dryer reaches the pre-set temperature, the thermostat tells the timer to begin advancing. (If there's a moisture sensor, the timer advances only if the moisture content of the clothing is low enough.)

  • The timer advances until the interior cools, then the thermostat tells the timer to stop advancing, and tells the dryer to start heating again.

This cycle continues until the clothes are dry. But…if the vent is clogged, the dryer may never reach the proper operating temperature, so it doesn't send the signal to the timer and the dryer continues to run indefinitely, even if the clothes are completely dry. To fix the problem, clean the vent and/or internal ductwork.

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Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Dryer continues to spin periodically after the clothes are dry - doesn't shut off completely

yvonne sorry but that isn't a feature you are able to turn off. It happens that the buzzer goes off as well that people don't like. Only the top of the line model allows the buzzer to be turned off. The wrinkle guard is just that, to help prevent wrinkles.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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Check your lint trap and the vent. make sure that there are no obstructions in either of them. Then take a look at your timer to since it is not stopping when you tell it too.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer won't shut off automatically

Hi,
If your dryer seems to run forever, it could be because of a clogged vent or internal ductwork. Your dryer may have an automatic cycle that turns off the dryer when the clothes are dry. It does this with a special thermostat or moisture-sensing system.

Normally, this is what happens during an automatic cycle: The thermostat tells the dryer to heat until the interior of the dryer reaches a pre-set temperature--say 135 degrees. When the dryer reaches the pre-set temperature, the thermostat tells the timer to begin advancing. (If there's a moisture sensor, the timer advances only if the moisture content of the clothing is low enough.) The timer advances until the interior cools, then the thermostat tells the timer to stop advancing, and tells the dryer to start heating again. This cycle continues until the clothes are dry. But if the vent is clogged, the dryer may never reach the proper operating temperature, so it doesn't send the signal to the timer and the dryer continues to run indefinitely, even if the clothes are completely dry. To fix the problem, clean the vent and/or internal ductwork.
Thank you!

Posted on May 10, 2010

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SOURCE: All of my clothes come out twisted around each.

These types of HE washers are known to tangle and wrinkle clothes. You are not the only one.

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Wrinkles clothes terribly. Solutions.


Check your settings on your dryer. See if it's on a longer duration of time to dry. Dryers have different wording depending upon the make and model. If you're trying to dry smaller loads the heat settings s
does not have to be set for very long. Heavier, loads with thicker clothing will need to dry a little longer. When you take the clothes out of the washing machine, do you shake the clothes before putting them in the dryer? And do you use dryer sheets? Believe it or not, they're not only used to help make your clothe's smell fresh but they also help elevate static and a few wrinkles.

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Since no model number was given, check to see if you have a setting commonly noted as "wrinkle guard", "wrinkle shield", "press care" or something to that affect. Those settings will run the dryer for as much as 90 min after a completed drying cycle to prevent wrinkles in clothing, allowing you time to remove the cloths after a dry cycle if you are busy. Pleazer Appliance...

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Following the permanent press cycle the dryer goes into wrinkle free mode. This mode seems to stay on for a long time. Is this normal? Thank you. Model #DV350AE


Wrinkle Free is designed to keep running so that unattended clothes do not wrinkle.
You can turn Wrinkle free off.

Feb 20, 2011 | Samsung Dryers

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Dryer will not stop running


Your machine may have a feature called wrinkle guard or wrinkle shield, which basically keeps tumbling the clothes without heat to prevent wrinkles from setting in. Turn that feature off and see if that does the trick.

May 15, 2010 | Frigidaire Electric Dryer

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Kenmore dryer beeps constantly


End of Cycle Signal
The End of Cycle Signal produces an audible sound when the
drying cycle is finished. Promptly removing clothes at the end of
the cycle reduces wrinkling.
@ H_GH
@ LOW
@ OFF
END of CYCLE S_GNAL
Press END of CYCLE SIGNAL to adjust the sound level or turn off
the signal.
NOTE: When WRINKLE GUARD _ is selected and the End of
Cycle Signal is on, a tone sounds every 5 minutes until the
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Sep 15, 2009 | Dryers

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Dryer will start to heat up and then the heating element will stop and it will cool down and then it will start again. It is taking a long time to get clothes dry.


Some of these have a knob setting for "wrinkle free" and they can malfunction to the point that they do not allow the heater to stay on long enough. I personally do not like the wrinkle free features for even another reason.....if you do not remove the clothes at the end of the cycle then it will sit there a few minutes and then automatically turn on for a few minutes to remove the wrinkles and then rest again and repeat this cycling on and off indefinitely for hours or days until you completely remove the clothes...wastes energy and a bit scary to have it come on by itself. So...look to make sure you are not using the wrinkle free settings and then see if it works ok. If not then you may have a bad timer control.

Aug 21, 2009 | Roper Dryers

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Dryer continues to spin periodically after the clothes are dry - doesn't shut off completely


yvonne sorry but that isn't a feature you are able to turn off. It happens that the buzzer goes off as well that people don't like. Only the top of the line model allows the buzzer to be turned off. The wrinkle guard is just that, to help prevent wrinkles.

Jul 22, 2008 | Bosch Nexxt WTMC 3300 Electric Dryer

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Need help


This is some basic info I could find on your dryer. I will need you Serial Number in order to determine the year it was produced. Please post back with comments and let me know.


Whirlpool Duet GEW9250P 7.0 Cu. Ft. Super Capacity 8 Cycle Front Load Electric Dryer With AccuDry Sensing System. Dry clothes in the time it takes to wash them. The dryers uses AccelerCare™ technology to work just as fast as the washer (Up to a 9 lb. load), giving you more time to enjoy all the good things you've worked hard to achieve.
AccuDry™ Sensing System - Monitor remaining moisture and automatically stop the cycle when the load is dry, with the AccuDry™ sensor. Reduce overdrying and save time and effort, by not having to return to the dryer to re-check progress.
Senseon™ Drying System - Moisture-sensing strips and temperature sensors inside the dryer drum monitor how fast the load is drying, how hot the air should be and when clothes are dry. The system automatically stops the cycle to help save time and prevent overdrying. Senseon™ technology safely dries clothes faster than it takes to wash them.
Wrinkle Shield™ Plus Feature (120 Minutes) - The Wrinkle Shield™ Plus option automatically tumbles the load without heat to help prevent wrinkles from forming.
Whirlpool brand offers an ergonomic solution for its front-load washers and dryers to help reduce bending, stooping, or arching. Based on your height and laundry room needs, optional 10 in. and 15.5 in. pedestals make loading, unloading, and filling the dispensers easier. The 15.5 in. pedestal doubles as a storage drawer with a convenient sliding shelf to support your laundry basket.


Item Features:
  • Super Capacity Plus - 7.0 Cu. Ft.
  • AccuDry™ Sensor
  • Senseon™ Drying System
  • 8 Automatic Cycles
  • Bulky Items Cycle
  • Adjustable End-of-Cycle Signal
  • Wrinkle Shield™ Plus Feature (120 Min.)
  • 5 Temperature Selections
  • Quiet Dry Plus Noise Reduction
  • Dry Rack
  • Reversible Side-Swing Door
  • Dryer Door Window
  • Reversible Side Swing Door
  • Electronic Controls
  • Front-Mounted Lint Screen
  • Interior Drum Light
  • 4-Way Venting
  • Porcelain SpillGuard™ Top
  • Optional Storage Pedestals Available
  • Stackable Installation with Matching Washer
  • Matches Duet® Washer
Specs:
  • Warranty: 1 Year Parts & Labor
  • Capacity: 7.0 Cu. Ft.
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 38 in. x 27 in. x 31 1/2 in; Depth with Door Open - 51.5"
  • Construction: Front Access, Reversible Side-Swing Door Style, Powder Coat Drum Material, Dry Rack, Extra Large Front Mount Lint Screen, Power Cord & Venting Accessories, Stackable
  • Controls: Electronic Controls
  • Electrical Requirements: 30 Ampere, 120/240 Volts, 60 Hertz (1/second). AC-ONLY. USE COPPER WIRE ONLY. A FOUR-WIRE OR THREE-WIRE, SINGLE PHASE ELECTRICAL SUPPLY REQUIRED. A TIME-DELAY FUSE OR CIRCUIT BREAKER AND SEPARATE CIRCUIT IS RECOMMENDED.
You can get an owner's manual replacement for your dryer at laundrymanuals.com. I believe there is a membership fee for the website, however. I hope this info helps you.

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Problem when drying gets to 1 minute mark


This is happening when you selected the wrinkle prevent option or you set it to wrinkle release cycle.what it does is it is tumbling with no heat to release the wrinkle in the clothing. This is normal.It could also be normal part of drying in "regular" cycle

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