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I bought this Samsung Electric Dryer in February. It was working great. However, now, even after the clothes are dried, the dryer won't stop until I manually turn it off. It would just continue to add at least 50 minutes of drying time back onto the current drying time. What's wrong?

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  • Anonymous Sep 28, 2008

    I just noticed that my dryer is doing the same thing. Currently, I can only use it on "manual" settings or else it will run indefinitely. My Samsung is only 2 months old.

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    Same problem, they tried 3 times to repair, finally replaced it and the new dryer does the same thing

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    Mine is doing the same thing. Unit works in manual/timed mode but with moisture sensor settings the unit counts down until it is almost dry, then adds another 50+ minutes to dry time. Clothes are steaming hot. This could be a fire hazard!

  • ybnormal28 Nov 30, 2008

    My Samsung dryer is doing the same thing. The unit works fine during manual/timed settings. Using the automatic settings with the moisture sensor cause the unit to count down until almost dry, then it adds 50+ minutes. When you open the dryer, the clothes are steaming hot and over-dryed. A repairman changed the moisture guard/sensor and it still does it. I'm worried this will cause a fire so I only use the manual settings.

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    Mine does the same thing! Samsung should fix this

  • lflamenc Jan 11, 2009

    We are having the same problem too. We have only had our dryer for a few months. Has anyone asked Samsung if they will replace the dryer if the repairs do not fix the problem? I am curious since I am getting ready to make the call to see if someone can come out and fix it.

    thanks

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This may be a problem with your moisture sensor or the control that read the sensor. If it is under warranty have Samsung fix it for free. Make sure the cycle settings are correct before tinkering. First make sure the electronics are not too dusty. You could blow them off or vacuum them. Dirt particles can conduct electricity and make it read wrong. Next check the electrical connection for the moisture sensor. See if its location is in the manual. If it doesn't work after some tinkering asked the service for the dryer about possibly replacing the sensor but first try hard to get it to work.

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Wrinkle prevent feature adds about that time to the end of cycle, but the heater should go off...

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

I have had the same problem with mine, they (being the repairman) came out and have replaced the sensor and the board and it still does this, they said that there is nothing else that they can do. Don't know what I am going to do from here

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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