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LG Dryer Takes Too Long

DLG2051W

The 8 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Dryer takes too long are listed below starting with the most likely. Check or test each item and watch any available videos.

Other Causes and Conditions

Air Flow Problem

If the dryer takes too long to dry check the venting system. A clogged or partially clogged vent from the dryer to the outside will reduce the air flow through the dryer and greatly increase the drying time.

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Blower Wheel - Part # 1268176 Mfg Part # 5835EL1002A

Blower Wheel

RepairClinic Item # 1268176

If the dryer takes too long to dry the blower wheel might be broken or plugged. The blower wheel in the dryer is attached to the drive motor and draws the air through the dryer drum. Remove the vent from the back of the dryer and see if the air flow is strong. If not, check the blower wheel.

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Lint Filter - Part # 1266857 Mfg Part # 5231EL1003B

Lint Filter

RepairClinic Item # 1266857

Although not common, if the dryer is slow check the lint filter. The lint filter can get clogged with fabric softener and not allow enough air to pass through. Clean the filter of any residue that might prevent proper air flow.

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Moisture Sensor - Part # 1268224 Mfg Part # 6500EL3001A

Moisture Sensor

RepairClinic Item # 1268224

The moisture sensor sends a signal back to the control board as it senses moisture in the clothing. If the dryer is slow, this sensor may not be working properly and may be inaccurately sending signals back to the main circuit board.

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High Limit Thermostat - Part # 1268364 Mfg Part # 6931EL3002A

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1268364

All dryers have a high-limit thermostat to help prevent fires and damage to the dryer. If the dryer is slow, it can be caused by a defective high limit thermostat turning off the burner prematurely. This is not common.

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High Limit Thermostat - Part # 1268365 Mfg Part # 6931EL3003C

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1268365

All dryers have a high-limit thermostat to help prevent fires and damage to the dryer. If the dryer is slow, it can be caused by a defective high limit thermostat turning off the burner prematurely. This is not common.

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High Limit Thermostat - Part # 1268367 Mfg Part # 6931EL3004B

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1268367

All dryers have a high-limit thermostat to help prevent fires and damage to the dryer. If the dryer is slow, it can be caused by a defective high limit thermostat turning off the burner prematurely. This is not common.

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Thermistor - Part # 1268206 Mfg Part # 6323EL2001B

Thermistor

RepairClinic Item # 1268206

The thermistor senses the temperature of the air in the dryer and cycles the heat on and off. If the dryer won't stop, the thermistor may be defective. This is not common.

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