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Auto sensing does not work. dryer continues to run

Auto sense does not work. dryer continues to run until the off position

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Inside the drum under the filter is 2 long skinny strips of metal mounted in plastic. Clean then sensors up with alcohol. They get goop on them from soap and fab softener. I have a manual here that feature auto sensing circuits and photos CLICK HERE FOR THE MANUAL

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