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LG DRYER DLE2516W

Over the past few days the dryer has started to hum after being turned off. The humming noise is loudest behind dial. The first time this happened I opened the door and closed it, and the humming stopped. However now, it hums constantly when off. I have checked the filter, and have unplugged it, and plugged it back.

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  • linmer Jun 07, 2008

    Thank you for the advice. The company had to replace the computer/ circut board (?). The dryer is good as new now. Thanks again!

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The timer is not advancing itself to the OFF or open cam, which opens points and stops the timer motor.
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