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The timer is not working and the dryer is not getting any heat.

The timer is not working and thedryer is getting no heat.

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  • irish2atee20 May 30, 2009

    It is a gas dryer and the model number is 11076722695

    Is it possible that there is a safety feature built into a malfuctioning timer control that won't allow for heat to be produced?

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HI, If you are using the automatic cycle, it will not advance when the dryer is not heating.
Could I get the model # so I can assist you further?
I need to know if it is electric or gas .

Thanks
Vic

Posted on May 30, 2009

  • Victor
    Victor May 30, 2009

    I don't believe it is a timer issue.

    Remove the little cap on the front lower panel and turn the dryer on to heat. Look inside the hole you uncovered and see if the ignitor glows. If it glows but there is no flame before the ignitor shuts off, change the coils on top the gas valve. Here is the istruction for this:

    UNPLUG the dryer. This model you need to remove the two screws under the lint screen. Now use a flat blade screw drive and insert it in the gap between the top and the front panel and pry the top up. Now locate and remove the screws on the inside of the front panel in upper corners. The front should lift off. You will see the two black coils on the gas valve. When you remove the three wire coil, make sure the sleeve inside it gets put back on the post the coils slides onto.

    If it does not glow, follow these instructions:

    UNPLUG the dryer! Remove the rear panel of the dryer and locate the fuse. It is white and ¼” wide and 3” long. It is located on the blower housing. Remove the wires and check to see if it has continuity. If it does not, you need to replace it.

    Please let me know if this help or if I can assist you further.





    Vic

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