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LG Dryer is Too Hot

DLG2051W

The 3 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Dryer is too hot 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

Dryers need good ventilation to work properly. If the vent is clogged it can make the dryer too hot. Clean all of the vent tubing thoroughly.

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Felt Seal - Part # 1267485 Mfg Part # 4036EL3001A

Felt Seal

RepairClinic Item # 1267485

Most dryers have a felt seal at the front and rear of the drum to keep the heat inside the drum. If the felt seal is worn away or missing, the dryer may keep heating and make the dryer too hot. This is not common.

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Blower Wheel - Part # 1268176 Mfg Part # 5835EL1002A

Blower Wheel

RepairClinic Item # 1268176

A defective blower wheel will not spin properly and will not vent the hot air, making the dryer too hot. Check to see if there is adequate airflow out of the dryer.

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