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Kenmore elite gas dryer

Dryer runs normally (all buttons work,drum turns,inside light works) but dryer won't fire up. I replaced the ignitor and it fired up when i tested it a couple of times. went to use it and again no flame. is there something else that is causing the ignitor to shut off. would there be a bad theremostat preventing the flame, if so, is the ignitor toast again.

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    Thought inside drum light was burnt out, changed it with correct required bulb but it still doesn't work. Also the drum will keep running after the door is opened and only sht off when the knob is turned to off.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I took out my dryer ignitor. How can I test it to see if it is bad?

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Does the ignition glow when you start the dryer? if so you have power to gas valve and ignition system. if not you may have an open thermostat or thermalfuse.

If the ignitor just sits there and glows all day, you have other problems, It could be a gas valve, or ignitor sensor.





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