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Gas dryer will not heat :(

Posted by sharon620 (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 10, 12 at 11:56

I am honestly writing for a friend of mine. Her gas dryer ( not to old ) will not heat. She said everything else works on it.

Any ideas?

Thank you!

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RE: Gas dryer will not heat :(

Not uncommon the gas valve (solenoid) goes bad. Could also be a thermal fuse blown due to overheating, typically caused by exhaust obstructions. Citing brand and model when asking appliance questions is always advised, so responders can look up service info.

RE: Gas dryer will not heat :(

It is important to keep your lint exhaust clean. At least every 6 months, take off the tubing, and vacuum it out. If you have a 'pipe' that lifts the exhaust to the roof (instead of straight out to an outdoor vent), it (outdoor roof exhaust pipe) should be professionally cleaned no less than once a year.

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