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Siemens Extraklasse 660 Tumbledryer - Error keeps coming up saying 'change filter' & stopping when clothes are not dry. Filter is completely clean!

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  • youfeckoff Nov 20, 2008

    "Change filter" and clothes not dry.

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SOURCE: the tub turns & it is heating up some but the

Is the lagre hose in the back plugged up? is the vent cap restricted? remove the large hose and see if it is plugged inside the hose, if it has any kinks in it you would have to remove the hose and remove build up in the hose in the kinks.

Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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SOURCE: The check filter light is on. The clothes are not

The check filter light, is default message LG was put in place. No problem there. As for the clothes, I'd need some more infomation, what settings are you using on your dryer? I'll need to know if your using sensor dry, or manual dry.

Posted on Mar 29, 2010

TheMobilian
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SOURCE: My dryer is not drying the clothes. It is a self

Bad blower or clogged dryer most likely, looks like ye may be a needin to do a bit of hoovering.

Posted on Jun 09, 2010

TheMobilian
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SOURCE: I have an lg dryer model DLG5966W and the check

Check your vent. Inspect the dryer venting from the rear of the dryer to the outside vent hood of the home.
If there's a restriction in the vent--the clothing in the dryer takes longer to dry.
When an LG dryer is functioning normally---the time required to dry laundry is determined by the *Sensor* located on the drum side of the lint filter housing and by the main control board.
When laundry is near dry--any Time Remaining on the control panel that is *not* needed will be eliminated---except for the last 6 minutes.
The final 6 minutes of any LG automatic cycle is for cooling down the laundry before the dryer ends the cycle.
If a dryer *counts down* to the last 6 minutes but the laundry is still not dry--the computer will allow the dryer to run until the laundry has dried or defaults (not drying within the additional time allowed).
Dryer vents that are longer than 8 feet with more than (2) 90 degree turns--can affect drying performance.
Setting the DRY LEVEL selector to *Very Dry* will solve most dryability issues. In homes with abnormally long vents--even the longer run time in the *Very Dry* setting is usually not sufficient to dry laundry loads.
Reducing the length of the vent or starting a second cycle becomes necessary to fully dry the clothing.
If a second cycle was started---only the amount of time that is needed to dry laundry will be used before dropping to 6 minutes and then the cycle will end with dry laundry. Bonus:
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Problem:
The dryer has an auto dry feature which never fully dries the clothes so we wind up manually setting the dry time to an hour.
Solution:
LG gas dryers are VERY temperamental in long vent set-ups. If fabric softener sheets are used in the dryer--clean the two stainless steel strips of metal on the lint filter housing with a SCOTCHBRITE PAD--scrub back & forth several times to remove the waxy residue from the fabric softener sheets. Most,if not all manufacturers do *not* recommend using sheets in dryers that have a moisture sensor (electrodes).
However--using a SCOTCHBRITE pad keeps the wax off those sensors which can be seen if looking *into* the dryer drum and at the lint filter housing.
If only *liquid* fabric softener is used in the washer--clean the dryer sensors once a month. Liquid softener also contains wax which can slowly accumulate on the dryer sensors from the laundry washed in the washer.

Posted on Jun 17, 2010

ftw1952
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SOURCE: We have a Bosch Axxis WTA 3510 electric dryer.

Remove the exhaust venting tubes and clean thoroughly. When lint builds up the moister sensor prevents the burner to 100 % hot causing thsi

Posted on Jul 08, 2010

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SOURCE: My siemens 750 extraklasse tumble

THE FILTER YOU HAVE IN YOUR DRYER IS PROBABLY TOO FINE
TRY A NEW ONE WITH HIGHER MICRON VALUE

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