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Converting gas dryer to electric

I have LG Trons and the home i am moving to is electric set for dryer. can the dryer be converted?

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Re: converting gas dryer to electric

No. There is no conversion. They work very differently.

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1 the contacts of the timer would be a big problem,
2 the heating element wiring uses big wires where as the existing wires are very small to handle the big current of the heaters.
3 the configuration of extra part that you would have such as the gas solenoids, the ignite r, the flame sensor, etc which electric dryer does not have.

and more....

so bottom line is..... can not convert.

tnx 4 using fixya,


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