Samsung Dryer Does Not Dry Properly.

Last modified : May 02. 2019
Samsung Dryer

If you happen to find that your Samsung Dryer does not dry your laundry properly, the first thing you can try is cleaning the heat exchanger. If the problem still persists, try the suggestions below.

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  • Check the home’s circuit breaker and fuses.*
  • Some models have a Cool Air setting. If this setting applies to your model, please select any heat setting other than Cool Air.
  • Check the lint filter and heat exchanger of any build up and clean if necessary.
  • Dryer may not be in the cool-down phase of the cycle.


Note: It is recommended to use a licenced electrician for all electrical work around the house.

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Check the above suggestions, plus the following.


  • Make sure the dryer is not overloaded.
  • Sort light and heavy items separately.
  • Reposition large, bulky items to ensure even drying.
  • Check that the dryer is draining properly.
  • For small loads, add a few dry towels.
  • Clean the lint filter and heat exchanger.
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  • Seams, pockets and other parts of clothing are harder to dry than others. This is normal.
  • Sort heavy and light items separately.
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  • Dryer load is too small. Add more items and restart the cycle.
  • Dryer load is too large. Remove items and restart the cycle.

If the problem is still present after going through these steps, please get in touch with our Samsung Care experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia) or contact our Live Chat Australia team to organise a technician to come out and diagnose further.

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