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Installation problems i have installed the dryer and i was wondering if there was a pilot light that needed to be lit or if i installed it wrong because everytime that i turn it on it just smells like gas

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Re: installation problems

Call someone -- thats dangerous.....theres no pilot light it may be faulty there not supposed to release gas unless it lights it. Its under warrany i presume Please rate my advice...

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