What does it mean when the dryer says Sensing?

What does it mean when the dryer says Sensing?

what is auto sensing dryer? By continually sensing the temperatures of the air in the dryer drum, the thermostat controls the heat source (heater coils or gas valve) and the advancement of the dryer timer. When the laundry is wet, the air is cool in the dryer.

How do you clean the moisture sensor on a Whirlpool dryer?

Instructions: how to clean your dryer’s moisture sensorLocate your dryer’s moisture sensor. Take your fine sandpaper and scrub the moisture sensor. Take your dry rag and polish up the moisture sensor. Test your dryer to be sure it’s working properly.

Is there a reset button on a Whirlpool dryer?

If your Whirlpool dryer displays a “PF” error code, indicating a recent power failure, the dryer will need to be reset and restarted. This is done by pressing “Start” for a few seconds to restart the dryer. If the dryer does not restart automatically, select a new cycle and any options then press “Start” to begin.

How do you test a moisture sensor?

The first step to test the dryer’s moisture sensor is to place completely dry clothes in the dryer and turn the dryer on. It should run for a few moments and then shut down right away. Next, place damp clothes into the dryer. Then turn on the dryer and watch the timer.

How does the moisture sensor work?

A small charge is placed on the electrodes and electrical resistance through the sensor is measured. As water is used by plants or as the soil moisture decreases, water is drawn from the sensor and resistance increases. Conversely, as soil moisture increases, resistance decreases.

How do I test a dryer fuse with a multimeter?

Set your multimeter to the R X 1 setting. Take each of your meter’s probes and touch one to each terminal. You are testing for continuity, and you should receive a reading of either zero or infinity. At room temperature, testing the thermal fuse should produce a reading of zero.