Question about Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer
For the right price, you can do almost anything but the cost to convert a gas dryer top electric would exceed the cost to just buy a replacement electric dryer.. I wouldn't advise it...
Sorry my friend...
Posted on Nov 24, 2008
i don't think you can convert the gas dryer to an electric dryer.
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.
so bottom line is..... can not convert.
tnx 4 using fixya,
Posted on Sep 30, 2008
A gas dryer is dedicated to the use of gas to supply its heating function. It works on 125 volts. No way can a gas dryer become an electric one. UNLESS!
you just want to hang out yer clothes under the sun and use the dryer as a way to fluuf up yer clothes OR you could place the dryer into a box and make a condenser dryer out of it. Like cool hand luke you will toss that dryer into a rigid metal box in direct sunlight so that it can be an unbearable 140 degree up in there. then grab yer clothes and toss em in there and close that tar paer lined tin box up my friend.Let the sun do its thang. I think i just invent the redneck dryer! we don't need no stinking gas. Green power to the people! LOL
Posted on Apr 08, 2009
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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