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I have a Whirlpool Heavy Duty Commercial Gas Dryer, Model #: GCGM2991LQ0. It is not allowing the gas to ignite the glow bar. The glow bar appears to be red hot, but nothing is happening. What am I missing?

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  • cynthia miller Jul 05, 2010

    Thank you for your knowledge and expertise! The Pictures with parts labeled were extremely helpful. And, it turns out that the solenoids were the problem, as well as the thermal fuse. Thank you, again, very much. Sincerely appreciate your help!

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First, make sure the shut-off valve is open and there's gas being supplied. After these two are ensured and the glow bar glows red hot but still no gas is being ignited, replace both valve solenoid coils. The solenoid valves do not work simultaneously but rather in succession. No gas then will be ignited if one the valves do not work and both solenoid coils must be replaced.

Pull the lint trap out then remove the screws under it.
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Pry the top cover as shown then raise it to the rear of the dryer.
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Remove the screws attaching the front panel to the cabinet then lift and remove the panel. Replace the solenoid coils then reassemble the dryer in reverse order of the disassembly steps.
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