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The Gas won't ignite! I've got this Hotpoint DLL2650BGlad Heavy Duty Dryer for over 20 years. The carbon igniter won't get red! Is it the fuse problem? All the other machanical functions are good.

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  • dynamex_theo Apr 14, 2009

    The igniter is intact and functional.

  • dynamex_theo Apr 15, 2009

    Much thanks, 'seabreeze' & 'appliancepartspros'.

    I'm getting the serviceman. Laundry's piling up.



    One of those parts has to be replaced anyway.

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Not the fuse I think. Get the multimeter and unplug the wires going to the igniter. Make sure power is off also before attempting to check igniter.
The igniter is fragile e glass and when testing with meter set on continuity should so no resistance.Just like touching the meter probes together. Below is my site link and email. I am not sure if this is the part number but enter both modl and this part number, WE4X444
email seabreezehvac@yahoo.com

http://servicepartstec.blogspot.com/

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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    John Tripp Apr 14, 2009

    Here is a picturecture

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp Apr 14, 2009

    Yes, thermal fuse could be broken , the heat sensor for the flame, the temperature thermostat, all of those things need to be checked. I;m having a little trouble finding the diagram for this 20 year old dryer but until I do please keep me posted on what you want. If you have the tools, multimeter and time to disassemble I am here to go through the process.

  • John Tripp
    John Tripp Apr 14, 2009

    Thanks for your vote.

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    John Tripp Apr 14, 2009

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