LG Dryer not drying fully.

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LG Dryer not drying fully.

Good morning. I have a LG dryer that is about 2 years old. Lately, the dryer has not been drying the clothes that well. They seem to come out a little moist. The vent and the exhaust line are clean. Any advice? Thanks!
 
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Is it electric or gas????
 
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Sorry about that, electric....
 
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Is it electric or gas????
It is Electric.
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Old 02-21-10, 02:35 PM
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Take the vent off the back of dryer and dry a load, If works good then you need vent service, 90+ % of most dryer problems start with vent. Let us know if solved problem, I think there is a tech sheet in dryer someplace but can't remember where.
 
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Good morning. I have a LG dryer that is about 2 years old. Lately, the dryer has not been drying the clothes that well. They seem to come out a little moist. The vent and the exhaust line are clean. Any advice? Thanks!
The dryer vent must be clear from the dryer through to the outside vent hood.

If fabric softener sheets are used--this coats the moisture sensor with wax residue. This in turn causes a "false dry" signal near the end of the cycle.
The sensor is located on the lint filter HOUSING. Looking into the drum--at the filter housing--two stainless steel strips of metal can seen. Clean the sensor with a ScotchBrite pad after every load of laundry in which a fabric softener sheet was used. This removes wax residue and maintains accurate sensor function.

The *DRY LEVEL* selector can be set to *Very Dry* for every load. This has nothing to do with changing the heat setting. By selecting the *Very Dry* option---the cycle duration (run time) is increased to allow more run time---only if needed. This can help dry loads of fabrics which are heavy--such as towels and denims. Any *Time Remaining* that is not needed will automatically be removed from the Time Remaining display (except for the last 6 minutes). The final 6 minutes of every automatic cycle will be--NO Heat/Cool Down and then shut off.
 
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