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LG Dryer Won't Stop

DLG2051W

The 8 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Dryer won't stop are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

Other Causes and Conditions

Air Flow Problem

The most common problem when a dryer is slow is when the vent is clogged. If the dryer is slow, check the vent from the back of the dryer to the outside of the house. If that is clogged, clear it completely and test the dryer. If the dryer is slow after the vent is cleaned, clean the internal ductwork of the dryer. This will require some disassembly.

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Blower Wheel - Part # 1268176 Mfg Part # 5835EL1002A

Blower Wheel

RepairClinic Item # 1268176

The blower wheel draws air through the dryer and pushes the air out the vent. If the dryer won't stop, the blower wheel may be plugged up or not be spinning properly, which reduces the air flow. Check to see if the blower wheel is securely fastened to the drive motor shaft.

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$31.45

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Lint Filter - Part # 1266857 Mfg Part # 5231EL1003B

Lint Filter

RepairClinic Item # 1266857

Dryer sheets and fabric softener can leave a residue on the lint filter, reducing the air flow. If the dryer won't stop, check to be sure air can flow freely, clean the filter as needed.

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$24.80

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Moisture Sensor - Part # 1268224 Mfg Part # 6500EL3001A

Moisture Sensor

RepairClinic Item # 1268224

Although not as common, if the dryer won't stop it may be because the moisture sensor is either defective or shorted.

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$2.95

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

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1268364

If the dryer won't stop, check the high limit thermostat. If defective, the high limit thermostat can turn off the heat prematurely, lengthening the time it takes to dry a full load. This is not common.

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$4.40

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

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1268365

If the dryer won't stop, check the high limit thermostat. If defective, the high limit thermostat can turn off the heat prematurely, lengthening the time it takes to dry a full load. This is not common.

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$10.10

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

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1268367

If the dryer won't stop, check the high limit thermostat. If defective, the high limit thermostat can turn off the heat prematurely, lengthening the time it takes to dry a full load. This is not common.

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$7.80

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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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$10.10

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