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I have Samsung gas dryer model DV410. no heat, replaced two thermal fuse and hi low limit. Now it only works with timed cycle mode. the rest mode, it runs only for least the 5 minutes and shut off.


timed cycle mean dryer not on sensor dry mode. check wire connection on moisture sensor bars (i think you forget to put 2 wire connector put together). when you use other cycle dryer use moisture sensor to dry cloths so sensor not working dryer will stop in 5 minutes or so because dryer think there are no wet cloths to dry. hope this help you.

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Dry will only get hot for a short time or with small load?


Are you in sensor dry? Try putting it on timed dry and see what happens. Small loads sometimes won't make good contact with the sensor bars on the inside of the dryer, so you might just need to try drying larger loads. If that doesn't work, then you might have a problem with your sensor bars or your main controller board.

Also, is it gas or electric?

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Samsung frontload gas dryer DV218AG moisture sensor doesn't work properly. Dryer adds minutes to drying cycle even when cloths are completely dry.


Clean the sensors with windex or like cleaner. Farbic soften can build up on the sensors and cause you trouble, Also, the time displayed is an estimate not actual drying time.

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The optimum dry is not working - dbl333eb


they have a sensor it will have a few metal strips inside the dryer. ge usually right by the lint filter. it most likely that or whatever feeds it. the auto dry sensing board or timer. sensor, sensor board or timer. most of time sensor is bad.

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DRYER WILL NOT HEAT UP. "COOLING" LIGHT STAYS ON CONTINUOUSLY.


You dry by sensor???

Clean your sensor. The machine thinks the clothes are dry because the sensor is covered with who knows what???

Check your owner manual for the proper way to clean the sensor.

I hope this works for you

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there is a sensor inside the door to the right it actually "feels" the dampness of the clothes across the two strips on the sensor, if you close a wet washcloth in the door so that it hits the sensor you will see that it will show as wet and it will run longer.
if nothing in the load hits the sensor the sensor will call it dry and the load will finish, larger loads work better with sensor dry small loads not so much. if there is alot of trouble try using the timed dry cycle.

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Moisture sensor


With out a sensor you auto dry will not work (less dry/more dry)

the sensor is just inside the door to the right two metal lines ... take a wet towel and make sure that the sensor is clean...

I would suggest you check the vent that it is clean and clear and open...

also check the #8577274 Thermistor

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Ok, Jeff, I see you have a front loader, electric. On this model we have inlet thermistors, outlet thermistors, and the sensor bars are non serviceable, which means they are part of the blower housing. Not a big deal. Let's put it into a test mode and test the voltage drop of the sensors. They are on the inside of the drum just below the vent gate. 2 bars. Unplug the dryer for 30 seconds. Plug it back in and within 10 seconds press in this order: signal button, delay start, signal button again and delay start again. The consol should show t01. This is test 1. You want to turn the main dial clockwise until the test shows t09, this will be the sensor test. With the drum dry it should show around 5 volts DC. Now take a wet rag and place it over the bars, the display should show a voltage drop to around .5 or 1volt DC. If it does this the sensor is working properly. See if you can run this test successfully and post back. Catriver.

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