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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Fixed myself after talk with parts counter guy. One of the gas valve coils fails when they warm up. Repair kit comes with both.
1.) Unplug dryer. 2.) Remove dryer front panel. 3.) Remove the two screws on the coil hold down bracket. 4.) Slide one up and off. Then the other. Don't mix them up, one has two wires in slide connector, the other has three. 5.) Reinstall coil hold down bracket and front panel.
Fixed my problem. My cost was $17.00+tax. My part #279834.
Posted on Jun 19, 2008
Timers cannot be repaired. The mechanism is a spring - once it weakens, or fails - a new timer is required.
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Posted on May 06, 2009
Hi, First thing you want to check is the 4" vent that goes to the outside. Make sure that it is clear of lint and that it is no pinched or kinked at all. Is this electric or gas dryer and what model is it?
Posted on May 17, 2009
SOURCE: dryer working but no heat
Your dryer has two separate fuses, one to turn the drum, and one to heat it. It sounds like you have a broken fuse. Unless this is a new installation, then you need to make sure you have the proper electric cord attached. If it's mistakenly connected with a range cord, it won't supply enough power to the dryer.
Posted on May 20, 2009
Sound like the therm switch under back cover. They are small round and silver with wire on each side, also one is white around 2 inches long with wire attached to each side. check with a tester to see if good, if not jump from one side of wire to other, plug dryer back in and turn on, if it works change switch, this should solve your problem, cheap easy fix.
Posted on Jul 03, 2009
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