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No glow plug glow, hooked up a pigtail, it works fine, also no primary gas valve humm, hooked up a pigtail, it works fine. I suspect no feed from the timer to start the glow plug.Do you agree? I need a schematic. Thankyou Whirlpool 110 72622100 ser.1802498

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Your service manual, or wiring diagram for this machine should be located in the control panel housing.
Most likely you have a blown thermal fuse. This part is located on your blower housing right behind the lint screen duct. The power for your gas valve/burner assembly is routed through this part and will be cut off should the drum temperature get too high during operation. The part is a skinny white colored item with a black strip down the center, a quick check would be to see if it has continuity, or simply bypass it briefly to check it. DO NOT leave the part bypassed.
To access the part remove your lower front access panel, remove the lint screen for m the dryer and then remove the two quarter inch screws on either side of the lint filter housing to remove the housing.
The part number is a 3392519 thermal fuse.
Good luck to you on this.

Posted on Jul 11, 2010

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    Robert DeStevens Jul 11, 2010

    Mike, I apologize, just realized you gave a kenmore model number on this unit, but it got listed as a whirlpool gold. The thermal fuse part number is the same, but the location is entirely different on the kenmore number you posted. The thermal fuse on this is located at the rear of the dryer on the blower duct to the left of where your vent connects. You will need to remove the rear cover from the dryer to get at it. Also your wiring diagram should still be located inside the console either in a packet or glued to the inside of the rear console cover.
    Again, Good Luck on this!!



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