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Kenmore 80 series Gas Dryer

General question. I got a washer/dryer set @ an estate sale. Hooked up both but not sure if the gas dryer is an electronic ignition. No manual with either. Is the gas dryer for the Kenmore 80 series an electronic ignition? The son was selling his father's stuff after he died & said he thinks the set is about 2 years old.

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HI. you are correct. this dryer, although gas, is using a Glow igniter system. most older models used the snap igniter that clicks over and over to spark the burner but, this dryer is only 2 years old so, it should be outfitted with a glow igniter system. This igniter is powered by electricity.

It works in conjunction with a Flame sensor.

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