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Longest 6 minutes ever

Dryer when in sensor mode counts down to 6 minutes and then stays there and never counts down or stops. It will say 6 minutes for the next hour untill I manually stop the dryer.

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  • bogi zab Apr 07, 2008

    Same problem with the lg2526w gas dryer . First time used.

  • bogi zab Apr 07, 2008

    lg 2526w gas dryer, counts time till reaches 6 and works all the time showing the same time. Never stops. First time used.

  • Krazee Apr 07, 2008

    Same deal -- just started after owning dryer since spring of '05 -- "longest 6 minutes ever problem." Just doesn't count down so will not leave house with dryer running.

  • Tolt Apr 08, 2008

    Same problem with gas dryer LG2522. Bought dryer in October 2005. In sensor mode dryer counts down to 6 min then keeps on running forever.

  • nrbaker May 04, 2008

    Have LG 2514W since Feb 06 Just started April 08 freezing at 6 minutes. Does not do it on every load but way too often. I wonder what it cost to replace the circuit board if that is the problem.

  • SKW914 May 21, 2008

    I have had the dryer for about 24 months and it just started doing the same thing. I wonder if since this seems to be a common problem if LG will step up to the plate and replace for free even out of warranty???? Anyone know?

  • Anonymous Jul 03, 2008

    6 minutes - dryer does not shut off.

    It appears that after 24 months (give or take) the lint build up on the sensor located just inside the door has enough lint on the 2 metal strips or the 2 connectors (inside the grille) that the dryer still thinks there is moisture in the air.
    The easiest repair would be to blow out the grille assembly (just inside the door) with compressed air to be sure to clean the 2 connectors. The 2 metal strips can be wiped clean.
    The 6 minute point is just a programmed check point for the dryer to start counting down to stop.
    Replacement of any other part just sounds like a service support call.


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Check your complete venting system to make sure it is not clogged. Use a nylon scrubber to wipe down the 2 sensors as they can get coated with fabric softener, and clean your filter as it can get clogged too. To test it run it under water to see if the water goes through or pools. Use hot water and mild soap to clean it. I have heard some people put it in there dishwasher to clean it.

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I wiped off the two rows of sensors located behind the lint trap inside the drum. Now my dryer shuts off at 0 minutes. The clothes are still a little bit damp so I let the dryer run for 10 more minutes. Try it before replacing the computer board.

Posted on Apr 29, 2008

I unplugged the dryer to pull it away from the wall and check the lint trap. Unit was unplugged for about ten minutes. Didn't do a thing to the dryer or lint trap and it's worked fine ever since. Not sure if it's related or not but you've got nothing to lose by trying.

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You have a problem with the control board and it needs to be replaced.  Something to do with it's internal programming.

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