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Dryer stuck in sensing mode

Stuck in sensing mode - will not get beyond, will not heat, will not tumble

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  • trnondalight Dec 15, 2007

    My dryer will run & heat for only 15 seconds then stops, repairman

    says it is the control board. I called Amana since it is only 1 yr. old

    they will pay for the part, but it will take 6 days to get the part and install.

    Where did you get the part so quickly?



    Can my husband install this if we can get the part?

  • slusherkitty Feb 06, 2008

    I have a whirlpool dryer about 9 years old . was working fine until the other day it got stuck in the cool down stage and ran all night and didnt shut offf. Now when i try to use the dryer it wont heat up. It is model number ler4634eq2 type# 12200 ..Please help





    Kelly

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2008

    I have a brand new HE2 gas dryer that will power up, but won't start drying. We have a service call in, but no one can come out for two days. We've unplugged it and let the timer run all the way down. We still have nothing.

  • valley32 Mar 12, 2008

    I have a FER231 dryer and it stays on for 3 sec and turns off.

  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    I have a GEW9250PW1 Front Load whirlpool electric dryer~ Tried to turn on this morning, sounded like a click in control panel to left of dryer but only sensing button came on. I unplugged, turned off breaker and tried to turn back on. No luck. Vaccumed out dryer vent area and filter , no luck.

    Still just clicks like it is trying to engage but nothing else. Please help/[email protected]

  • jeannerose May 13, 2008

    Dryer stuck in sensing mode.... will not tumble.

  • bobvenn Jun 14, 2008

    3 Month old Whirlpool electric Cabrio dryer stuck in sensing mode. The dryer will not operate.

    I have cut power, and cleaned 2 element sensor inside drum. So far nothing has cleared "sensing" from from display. Unit still under warranty, but I cannot wait several days for repir. Does anyone have any suggerstions?

    Thanks,

    Bob Venn

  • jandogomez Dec 24, 2008

    I've got the same issue with the 4 month old electric dryer. No service available for 9 days...

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Ensure machine is disconnected from the mains supply.
Check thermostats, under rear cover. They should be closed. If in doubt, bridge them one at a time, then try the machine.

Bear

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Hello
i have a hoover mega load condencer dryer HNC 375 T
after switching on the filter sensor light flashes
cleaned all filters but still the same
can anyone help

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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Since no help was available without premium assistance, I actually contacted a repairman. He performed all the tests again and told me the problem was the control board. Then wanted $600 to fix. I found the part online for $150 and fixed it myself in about an hour. Instructions were easy.

Posted on Sep 28, 2007

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