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Offline boardslide

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LG dryer won't stop running
« on: June 07, 2012, 04:11:23 AM »
Hello all, I've been searching and searching but have not been able to find anyone posting with this issue.  My LG DLE2516W works, but won't stop spinning after it's done.  The only way to make it stop is to open the door and/or unplug it.  The display will count all the way down and then turn off and the heat will stop, but the drum will continue to spin.  The moment I close the door it will start to spin again, and if I push the power button the display will turn on and I can select a program.  If I press the start button it will begin to heat and work like normal until it's done and the display turns off yet the drum is still spinning.
 ???

I cleaned out the lint and the moisture sensors.  Running the diagnostics the moisture sensors will count up to 255 and the temperature will go up if I let the heater test run.

Any ideas?  TIA...

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2012, 08:02:54 AM »
Most likely cause is the motor relay is stuck on the main control board.
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/lg-pcb-assembly-main-item-number-ap4458343.aspx

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2012, 02:10:01 PM »
Id have to agree with scrapiron. It's a main pcb fault in the relay: either stuck points or shorted relay circuitry holding the relay closed.

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2012, 06:52:15 AM »
Thanks guys.  Manual didnt show much in the way of motor relays or switches so I'll start here.  PCB on the way.   O0

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2012, 01:56:04 PM »
Just an update for future searches, it was indeed the main PCB.   O0. Very easy to replace.

Thanks!!!

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2012, 02:19:08 PM »
Good to know, thanks for the update.
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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2012, 04:21:04 PM »
I've had this same problem. I'm not a technician, but savvy with general handyman type jobs. Is this a part I could order and replace myself? Thanks for the help!

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2012, 04:52:59 PM »
I've had this same problem. I'm not a technician, but savvy with general handyman type jobs. Is this a part I could order and replace myself? Thanks for the help!

What is the model number of your dryer?
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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2012, 04:54:52 PM »
DLE2050W

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2012, 04:58:32 PM »
Here is the parts list for your dryer.

LG Dryer Model DLE2050W Parts

Your model dryer uses main control board part # EBR36858801
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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2012, 05:04:41 PM »
Great, thanks so much for the help!

Is this something I can reasonable do myself? Any tips for getting to the control board? Anything else I should try before buying this part? I already cleaned the lint trap and sensors as people on other forums suggested and that didn't fix the problem.

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2012, 10:25:28 PM »
This is for a gas dryer, but disassembly is IDENTICAL. You only need to watch up to 1 minute and 30 seconds or so. The main PCB is mounted to the display PCB on the rear of the control panel... O0 O0 O0 O0
 

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2012, 10:04:16 PM »
Hey everyone,  I just got a call on a 14 month old Kenmore electric dryer (made by LG) with the same exact problem.  The motor won't shut off but you can run the cycle by powering up the board, selecting a cycle and pressing start but it won't shut off without opening the door or unplugging it.  I guess I will order and replace the board.  Thanks!!!

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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2013, 02:50:42 PM »
Thanks for the information.  My 3 month old LG DLEX2650W Electric Dryer just began doing this.  I'm glad it is under warranty, the part is almost $200 dollars.  Hope they fix it well and it does not recur.

Makes you wonder when you find so many other people have experienced the same issue!


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Re: LG dryer won't stop running
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2014, 02:32:07 PM »
I have a LG DXLE2650W dryer.  It is roughly 1.5 years old.

During the first year I had a different issue where the 'pcb assy' PART NUMBER: EBR71385602 was replaced.

Now I am experiencing the exact same issue as the original posting.
According to the solution, it seems like I need to purchase a 'pcb main assembly' PART NUMBER: EBR36858815.

Can someone explain the difference between the two parts?
I want to ensure I replace the correct part (and know the difference between the two).

Thanks

 

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