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Speed queen gas dryer...works but makes a loud buzzing sound when the burner is on. noise stops instantly when the burner goes off.

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  • maryloug Nov 12, 2010

    the nois has been going on for about four days. wife is unhappy

  • maryloug Nov 12, 2010

    thanks. this confirms my guess'

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Hi,
The gas valve has coils on top of it that when energized create a magnetic force which holds the gas valve open....The coils can stup a lound noise under certain conditions....there maybe a temporary electrical problem in your are that is causing them to make the noise...

I would wait a day or two and see if it stops before replacing the coils...

heatman101

Posted on Nov 12, 2010

  • D. Floyd Kolb
    D. Floyd Kolb Nov 12, 2010

    Okay the the coils are bad....

    Look up the parts by using your model number....for some the coils are available and for others the whole gas valve needs to be replaced...



    Hereis a tip that will help you with the online buying...

    How to Buy Appliance Parts Online

    heatman101

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