GE Duet dryer taking long time to dry!


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Old 10-13-19, 01:37 PM
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GE Duet dryer taking long time to dry!

Duet GGW9250PW0 dryer taking long time to dry (could not edit post title)!

Ducts are clean, no lint, no obstructions!

Burner comes on!

Same long dry with auto or timed setting!

Thermal fuse ok, continuity!

Thermistor, getting 8K ohms, from what I've read should be in the 11K range?

Only other thing that I can think of is moisture sensors but that should not affect the timed dry!

Thermistor or something else?
 
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Old 10-13-19, 01:51 PM
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I pulled the model number from the title.

Since it's heating.... all the thermal links are closed.
Timed dry is strictly by time with no auto sensors used.

I'll take your word that the vent is clean but that is the number one problem in long drying times.
How old is the dryer ? Have you cleaned the internal blower and housing ?
 
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Old 10-13-19, 01:54 PM
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Marq, we had that problem a few years ago, different dryer but same results, took too long to dry. Chased it off and on for a week and finally occurred to me that the clothes were wetter going into the dryer too. Yup, washing machine wasn't doing it's job because the belt was slipping and the spin cycle wasn't keeping up. Something to look at anyway.
 
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Check the lint screen and the holes in the dryer drum area.

Often over time fabric softener can coat these cause air flow problems.
Lint filter is the most common and has to be cleaned with soap and water.

Also check/clean the blower wheel.
 
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Old 10-14-19, 05:20 AM
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You said to vents were clean, This is the main reason for long dry times. Easy way to check if it is a vent problem in walls is to take off vent from back of dryer and feel air flow. Next connect vent back and go outside and feel air flow. I have found many that people think vent is clean but forget it needs to be clean all the way to outside. Be sure you did not kink tube when you push dryer back in, another thing I have found. Gas dryer will cycle burner on and off quite fast if vent is resisted any. Dryer will heat up and than cycle off and on once or twice an minute. By model # looks like a gas dryer. If it heats up than will flame goes out and will not relight till it cools than you need coils on burner.
 
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Old 03-01-21, 10:32 PM
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Duet dryer not drying

I had the same problem. I took the lint screen housing off, and turns out there was lint packed into the part of the housing where the moisture sensor was. Cleaned out lint, cleaned the moisture sensor with alcohol, and Wallach problem solved.
 
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Old 03-02-21, 12:06 AM
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Welcome to the forums.

Yup..... that lint can hide just about anywhere. Everything needs to be cleaned.
Good job.
 
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Duet dryer not drying

I had the same problem. I took the lint screen housing off, and turns out there was lint packed into the part of the housing where the moisture sensor was. Cleaned out lint, cleaned the moisture sensor with alcohol, and Wallach problem solved.
 
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Old 03-02-21, 08:00 AM
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Post #11 in Dryer stops early shows lint I found in my dryer at the blower inlet (behind the front panel) near the moisture sensor.

See also Post #26 for additional finding (more lint in exhaust duct.)

 
 

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