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I have a Whirlpool Electronic gas dryer model GGW9250PW0 and it does not dry cloths completly in a cycle. Sometimes takes two cycles. I have cleaned the trap and vent tubes and they are and were very clean. Any ideas?

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I would suggest cleaning your moisture sensors. If you stick your head inside the open door and look straight back towards your lint screen, you will see 2 silver bars. These are your moisture sensors. They can get a coating on them over time. Once this occours, the moisture can't reach the sensor and the machine thinks the load is dry and shuts down. Using the abrasive side of a sponge or even some fine grit sand paper, run it back and forth each of them. You should be good to go if you've already cleaned the area underneath the lint screen, made sure the hose from the dryer to the wall is not kinked, folded over or smashed and you have good airflow coming to the outside of the building.

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