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Are their dryers that convert to either gas or electric

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No they are one or the other but not both gas and electric.

Posted on Feb 07, 2012

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SOURCE: Gas to electric conversion.

No, it is not practical to try to convert a gas dryer to electric. Cost of parts alone (not even counting labor) would exceed the cost of a new dryer. Please don't bother rating this, as anything but a FixYa will lower my rating.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Need to convert kenmore gas dryer to electric.

to convert u need an element and the high voltage cable three prong or four depends on ur plug in and what year ur home is i havent seen or heard of anyone getting a professional kit tho sorry hope i was some help

Posted on Sep 17, 2009

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there are so many issues to consider.

1 the contacts of the timer would be a big problem,
2 the heating element wiring uses big wires where as the existing wires are very small to handle the big current of the heaters.
3 the configuration of extra part that you would have such as the gas solenoids, the ignite r, the flame sensor, etc which electric dryer does not have.

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