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Sensor not working correctly

Sometimes the dryer buzzes, indicating that the load is dry, and it isn't...and other times it does that and the load is in fact dry.
I have used some household all-purpose cleaner and cleaned a very little bit of soil off the sensor strips -- what else can I do so that I don't get a "it's all dry" signal before it's all dry?

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  • puzzledpeter Feb 24, 2008

    I'll try that and report back.
    I was daunted by the prospect of taking the dryer apart to replace the sensors...that would require turning the thing upside down, at least, and crawling into its guts to a degree not feasible for a man of advancing years and declining patience :-)

    Thanks very much.
    puzzledpeter

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    replace the bad sensor

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Using a scotchbrite padon the sensor will do better than cleaner, its dirty from build up of dryer sheets

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