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Dryer Stops Mid-Cycle

Possible Solutions

What cycle was selected?

Cycle selection is important.  If the clothes don't reach the desired dryness level, select a different cycle, such as "Normal."  For best performance, use an automatic cycle. Automatic cycles sense the humidity in the dryer drum; once the desired dryness is reached, the dryer will turn off. 

  • Air Dry or Fluff: does not add heat to the dryer at any time during the cycle. It is best used for items where no heat is desired, such as items that will shrink easily. 
  • Quick Dry and Rapid Dry: are timed cycles designed to dry smaller loads.
  • Normal, Heavy Duty, Colors: are all automatic cycles
  • The EcoBoost™ option will default on only for the Regular/Normal cycle and is only available on that cycle. This option increases your energy savings by using a slightly lower heat level. The EcoBoost™ option will increase drying times by approximately 40 minutes, which will be reflected on the LED Display. If optimal time is desired, touch ECOBOOST to turn off this option.

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