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Inconsistent sensing of condition of clothes

Dryer cuts off when clothes are still damp; however, it sometimes runs long after clothes are dry. Is this a problem with the sensor?

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Clean those moisture sensors. Under the filer housing inside the drum is 2 metal strips. As wet clothes rub those a resistance is noted by the moisture sensing board. When no more changes in resistance are noted then the system shuts down and BOOM yer clothes is all peachy.
The junk from the dryer sheets wax over the strips and thus reduces the ability for on board intel to know fer sure if them dang clothes is dry.

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