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My dryer will not heat. does this have anything to do with the moisture sensor. Where is this sensor located ?

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No, the moisture sensor only senses the wetness of the clothes and the computer determines how long it will take to dry the clothes. The no heat situation is one of 3 problems. No gas situation, high limit switch has tripped or motor contact switches broken. You will need a professional LG technician to diagnose the problem for you.
Good luck

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  • Richard Lew Jun 20, 2011

    If you try to diagnose the problem, you can check the hi limit switch to see if it has tripped. There are two of them located on the combustion chamber. You will need a ohm meter to check for continuity. If they are fine, then go to the gas valve and make sure that both solenoid valve controls are good with the ohm meter. If the valve is fine, then go to the centrifugal switch on the motor. Press the centrifugal switch inside the motor windings to close the switch and check both the upper and lower wire of the harness connection with the ohm meter to see if the centrifugal switch is good. Check the ignitor to make sure it hasn't failed with the ohm meter. One of those parts will be the problem and the ohm meter will tell you which one. I hope this helps.

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