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Kenmore 74812 Gas Dryer. Was told it ignites,

Kenmore 74812 Gas Dryer. Was told it ignites, clicks, but no 'whoosh'...hence no heat. The rods that go up inside the coils won't come down ..was told they should. Would need to replace whole burner assembly..but found I could get the Valve assembly with pipe and the repairman could reinstall. Was also told by a parts order man that I could replace the coils and that would fix it. However possibility gas could leak if I didn't know what I was doing. What do you suggest?

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  • bbuehner Jun 22, 2009

    Not sure if it solved my problem yet...but it answered the situation and gave me the confidence to attack the problem...no need for qualified electrician/plumber for this one. Thanks.

  • bbuehner Jun 22, 2009

    Not sure if it solved my problem yet...but it answered the situation and gave me the confidence to attack the problem...no need for qualified electrician/plumber for this one. Thanks.

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The coils are not so that it will leak when they are removed. Two screws release the bracket on top of them and they slip right off.
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Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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