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I have a Kenmore Series 90 gas dryer. Works fine.

I have a Kenmore Series 90 gas dryer. Works fine. When the dryer is not in use, sometimes smell a faint gas smell in the area around the dryer. The gas supply line is ok. Any solutions?



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  • wpelletier Apr 14, 2009

    I had the supply line checked by a plumber and there were no leaks.

  • May 11, 2010

    Have you tried using a leak test solution (you can either buy a commercial product or just put dish detergent in a little water) to make sure there are no leaks at the supply connection? It's not always possible to tell by eye (or nose).

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The only source of a gas leak from inside the dryer itself is the gas valve. They can sometimes leak a little gas when you first turn the gas on after hooking it up. If your gas pressure is normal (and I'm guessing the plumber checked it) and your other gas appliances are working properly, the dryer gas valve is faulty and should be checked by a qualified appliance servicer.

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