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Kenmore 97591220 gas dryer spins but won't heat...

Everything works fine, just the dryer won't heat. Usually I can see blue flame underneath in the dark, but no flame. No matter the setting, same results.

Where to begin?? (I can't find anything on my model, but it's a basic dial-control w/ the lower lint screen....nothin' fancy)

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  • redgtxdi Jan 05, 2009

    Where would the pilot be?



    I did finally find the dryer on searsparts dot com but don't see a place for a pilot. (was thinking maybe 'ignitor' or something?)



    I'll be very happy if it's just a pilot.

  • Anonymous May 25, 2009

    same problem as redgtxdi, kenmore 97591220, runs good but no heat, cannot see a pilot anywhere, please help thanks

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You have to relight the pilot or clean the oriface were the gas shoots out of could be both one problem caused the other.

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