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How do you test a dryer sensor?
Last Updated: 7th March, 2020
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Subsequently, one may also ask, where is the dryer sensor?
Locate your dryer'smoisturesensor. In older dryers, this sensor istypicallyfound on the back wall of the dryer drum. Innewerdryers, typically, the moisture sensor islocated onthe front, often mounted to the lintfilterhousing.
Likewise, does a dryer have a reset button? Whether you have a gas or electricdryer,it has to plug into a wall outlet, and the breakercontrolling theoutlet may have tripped. If so, you canreset it byturning it all the way off, then on again. Youcan reset itby pressing the reset button on the frontof theplug.
Similarly, it is asked, how does a dryer moisture sensor work?
A more advanced (and often more accurate) method usesadryer moisture sensor in the dryer's drum.Thismoisture sensor measures low levels of electricalcurrentbeing passed through the clothes during the cycle. Wetclothes willallow the current to flow easily.
What does it mean when Dryer says Sensing?
Whirlpool Duet dryers are consumermodeldryers that are intended for use at home. As your loadoflaundry tumbles in the drum, it makes contact withthesensor strips so that the dryer can end thecyclewhen your laundry is dry.