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Hi, it seems the moister sensor is broken on my dryer. When it's set to autodry it just keeps drying for up to 24 hours.

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You are correct, there's a problem with the moisture sensor if the dryer is heating but keeps drying when set to Auto-Dry. Either the sensor bars are shorted/touching each other or it is covered with thin film. Disconnect power then check the sensor bars for short circuit and clean thoroughly. Please indicate the exact model number of the dryer should you need further help.

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