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Frigidaire gas front loading dryer smells from gas.

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Your gas dryer uses a lot of air, not just the air that blows out the vent but the air used to burn the gas ( natural or propane ) as well, This is sometimes caused by the filter not being completely clean. By this I am referring to the clogging of the screen from the use of fabric softener sheets. The chemicals in these sheets will, over a period of time, impair the air flow through the screen and cause the gas odor to become prominent not to mention the temperature to rise within the dryer. you can clean the filter with soapy water and a tooth brush about every other month and it keeps this from occurring. but if after that the smell gas continues ...turn off the gas valve to the dryer and call for service!

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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Reach inside the drum and feel the drum inserts to see if one of those has come loose. Sometimes you can have one of those screws back out and hit something on the inside. Could also be a bent drum (doubtful unless its been overloaded or abused real bad) a front slide is bad (would probably cause squeeking or grinding noise) or rear bering (also should squeek or grind). Good Luck!!! Jim

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Remove the front panel to get to it. Once you get the front panel off it is easy to remove the drum and replace the element. First remove the top then the front then you have it.

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If its under the 1 year manufacturers warranty ,use it!

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SOURCE: iDry Frigidaire Affinity Gas Dryer Error "AD" shuts off in 5 min

Great. This is the same error my electric dryer is showing now...

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