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    • Part Number: AP2947039
    • MFG Part Number: 3387223
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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I was told and watched the video for the replacement of the moisture sensor. The video showed replacement of one, but on the video and my dryer showes to have two. Is this right?

Ron

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How do you clean a moisture sensor bar ?

Dzyck

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Dryer stopped. When you select start the sensing light only comes on. Is the sensing unit located inside the lint filter area bad? Watched video.. need suggestions

Randy P for Model Number WED8500SRO

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When trying to use the sensor function of the dryer it does not dry the clothes. Only the timer function works to dry them. Could it be the sensor bar?

Noel

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The dryers glow light lights up and the flame starts but goes out in 15 seconds. The clothes are still wet and the dryer does not heat up.

Brian for Model Number 11075944401

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Model WED9050XW Whirlpool dryer. The lint screen was pulled out and got a small tear then it wouldn't slide back down all the way in place. There is something silver in appearance laying front to back in the opening several inches down. Could this be the moisture sensor bar? Our son has special needs so his caregivers have been operating the dryer and I'm relaying information provided to me.

Jhays

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Should the moisture sensor bars only be cleaned with rubbing alcohol? Can they go bad if cleaned with a household liquid cleaner?

Jim B. for Model Number GGW9250PL0

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My Whirlpool gas dryer is not completely drying my clothes. The Igniter is good and im getting flame. I removed and cleaned out the entire lint trap casing and im getting great air flow. Any ideas? I also have a voltage meter to use if so. Thanks

Tony for Model Number GGW9878LWO

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This propane gas dryer seems to run forever in any sensor dry mode, way past when the clothes are already dry. Time dry works fine. I pulled out the sensor bars and tested the resistance; 0 ohms open and about 175,000 ohms with a damp rag across the bars, and this is after I cleaned them. I've read that the resistance should be only about 1000 ohms. Is there a way to determine if it just needs new sensor bars, or whether I need to replace the main control board? It seems like there's really nothing to these bars; they're just metallic strips and I can't see how they would fail.

Jim for Model Number Samsung dv328agw

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Hi , my dryer stop heating a couple of days ago, Im fairly mechanical, so I took it apart . Check the thermal fuse , heating element, and the high limit thermostat, check fuses in the fuse box for continuity there good but replace them anyway (220V plugin). Could it be the moisture sensore bar, put a wet towel in after I reassembled still no heat but seem to shut off after 10 to 15 minutes. Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thankyou John

John for Model Number DLE 2240S

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