Dryer barrel turns no heat this is a gas dryer 90 series kenmore
I cannot seem to find out where the fuse or ignitor are on this dryer or how to remove the front kick plate. Not sure what could be causing the dryer to fail heating up gas supply ids good exhaust is lint free along with the trap located in frnt by loading door anyone have suggestions
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Remove front cover, this will allow you to remove top cover, then take off drum belt and you will see the gas valve,follow the gas tube to the fire funnel and you will see the ignitor, check for continuity, if its good, then it could be a flame sensor or the control board at fault
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The gas ignitor most likley is not functioning. They do not have a pilot light like appliances in the oold days. They must ignite a new flame each use. if you don't smell gas when you try and use, then it is the ignitor and the computerized sensor tells the gas not to turn on because the initial flame has not been created.
This dryer is what I like to call a 4 wheel drive model. Because it has wheels on the front as well as the back. To access the gas assembly you pop open the bottom panel. Strat the dryer and observe the gas assembly. You should hear a click and then the ignitor should glow. Next the flame sensor should trip and cause the ignitor to shut down. The gas will now be allowed to come out and fire off a blast.I have 2 home videos. on shows the operation and replacement of the coils. The other is of an electric model but shows how to put the dryer together.
If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly.
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It could be several other things thermal fuse, thermal cut out, hi limit thermostat, dryer coils, heat sensor,or igniter. All of these parts are inexpensive and easy to test and replace.There is a video atthttp://appliancehelponline.com/gdryertroublevideo.html his will walk you thru the troubleshooting of these components. It may be a different model but the troubleshooting will be the same.You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations. All parts come with installation instructions. Not all models are available. If you need help disassembling your machine there are videos of this also for most styles.
This could be several things thermal fuse,hi limit thermostat,flame sensor, ignitor,or coils. There is a video on troubleshooting a gas dryer at www.appliancehelponline.com/servicemanual.html this will walk you thru the troubleshooting procedure. It is a different model but troubleshooting will be the same. You could also check the video on the electric heating element replacement that is a kenmore 90 and most of the parts will be the same. That one will give you a good idea of what thermostat is what.
Hi, if you get no glow on the ignitor and you have voltage its the little white two terminal fuse on the exhaust side that has no continuity on the series 80 it has 2 blue wires, these complete the circuit for both gas valves and the ignitor. If you have an ohm meter it you will find it rite away. Hope this helps.