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Gas to electric conversion.

My old place had gas hookup, new one has electric hookup. Can I convert my Kenmore 70 series gas dryer to electric, and if so, what do I need to do?

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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.

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Welcome to fixya.com

I'm Huuum,


You said,you have a Kenmore gas dryer mod. 110.95087400 ser. ms0201135 it's a smartheat quiet pak9. Is there anyway I could convert this from natural gas to electric, is there a conversion kit available.



They do have conversion kits for gas to LP.
But I believe that there is no gas to electric.
You must find a gas line from some where in the home and run it to your location, or buy an electric dryer.
Remember that if you can run a gas dryer it will save you 30% on your energy bill over electric and in time pay for the cost of running the gas line to it.
I hope you are not in an electric only house!

How old is the dryer?? Waiting for your response!
Thanks for giving me the opportunity to help!
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Thank You, HUUUM



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