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DLE5932W - Not shutting off when clothes are dry - keeps running

Thanks in advance. I have always used the sensor dry options (rather than timed) so that the dryer shuts off by itself when the clothes are dry. Recently, it no longer shuts off - it would run for days if we didn't manually stop it. We've checked to ensure there is no link blockage between the dryer and the external outlet, and there isn't. Any ideas/suggestions? Thanks much

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  • squirt240 Jul 09, 2008

    My dryer also does not stop when I use moisture sensing controls.  The timer works fine, just not the auto dry.  Replacing the computer control panel seems a bit drastic - wouldn't it just be a problem with the sensor?  I tried washing the sensor itself with a little dish soap in case fabric softener had built up on it.  I read somewhere that it was common for the sensor to stop working if you use fabric softeners.  Could the sensors just need replacing?  


    Thanks for thinking about this a little more.
    lorigregory24@yahoo.com

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You have a computer control board problem and needs to be replaced.  The internal program has a problem and won't time down properly.

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