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Whirlpool Cabrio dryer gas does not stay lit after a few minutes.

My Whirlpool Cabrio gas dryer starts the cycle fine (gas ignites and produces heat) but after a few minutes the gas shuts off and does not reignite. The dryer runs through it's regular cycle and then shuts off with the clothes still being wet. The dampness sensor reads, "wet," through the entire cycle.

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It sounds like your solenoid coil(s) might be no good. Easy fix and not very expensive.

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SOURCE: clothes still damp to wet after spin cycle

You need to clean out your outlet filter; this needs to be done periodically - according to your usage. If this does not solve your problem check out your outlet pump. Plug off the wall first before you do the jobs. The machine will not drain water if the outlet is clogged. And rate me pl, if the solution has worked......

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Sounds like your outside vent is plugging up. Go outside your house and check for lint build up and just pull it loose with your fingers or a shop vac.

If it's not obviously plugged from outside, feel the volume it should be significant. If it's very weak (while running of course) your ductwork may be plugged elsewhere, for example at an elbow, or the joint between a flex hose and the actual duct.

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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SOURCE: excess water in clothes after spin cycle

Unblock the outflow pipe from the machine that goes into the sump under the sink. (have a pot ready for water overflow) This will help drain the water. If the spin cycle is making a screetching sort of noise then it is possible that the carbon brushes will need changing. This affects the spinning if the brushes are worn.

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SOURCE: sensor is not working clothes staying wet or damp

Do you feel any heat while its on?

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SOURCE: kenmore 64672 dryer gets hot but clothes still wet

you have a clogged wall vent or clogged dryer vent or a clogged lint trap,you are trapping all the hot wet air in the dryer and that's why it's taking so lont to dry-mike

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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