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Offline wizard9801

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Automatic Dry-Miser setting
« on: January 06, 2012, 09:06:24 AM »
I have a Whirlpool gas dryer model # LGR7646EQ3.

When I use the setting to sense when clothes are dry and shut off, it doesn't sense that they are dry. It runs long after they're dry and evenually shuts off. The timer barely moves to the point when they are dry. Eventually it shuts off when the timer has moved to the off position. Both the Dryer Cycling Thermostat and the High Limit Thermostat have continuity. I've replaced the High Limit Thermostat and that didn't solve the problem. Both dryer vent and and blower housing are clear. What should I check next and/or what part needs to be replaced?


 

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Re: Automatic Dry-Miser setting
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2012, 09:34:12 AM »
i would change both gas valve coils, see if this helps.

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Re: Automatic Dry-Miser setting
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2012, 10:22:40 AM »
I agree with bigbuck,

Here is the parts list for your dryer.
Replacement parts for WHIRLPOOL LGR7646EQ3 GAS DRYER

Your model dryer uses Coil Kit Part # AP3094251

WHIRLPOOL Coil Kit for Dryer Gas Valve (2 Coils, New Style), part number: AP3094251


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Re: Automatic Dry-Miser setting
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2012, 10:36:36 AM »
It's not bad coils.  You would have wet clothes if it was bad coils.  This dryer has no sensor bars so the auto dry works off the operating thermostat.  The timer advances during the off cycle of the heater.  It is not as accurate as dryers that use sensor bars.  Try using it on the Less Dry setting.  If that doesn't work you probably need to replace the operating thermostat.

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Re: Automatic Dry-Miser setting
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2012, 10:41:02 AM »
I agree with TGoods.
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