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Samsung gas dryer

Gas was temporarily shut off. After it was turned on again, the dryer does not heat and there is a strong smell of gas. Is their something I need to do to get the igniter working again? The room has been aired out.

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    Karen Reznek May 06, 2014

    A second attempt to run it worked. Laundry dried.

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Nothing to worry about . The problem you had was there was air in the line. Here's how it works. The igniter heats up then the gas valve opens. You had air coming out so it did not light initially . The air was followed by the gas supply but at that point the igniter was already cooling down. When you tried a second time the gas line was purged of all air hence normal operation.
happy drying.
wayne

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