If I can get help to diagnose this problem will be great and save me
from calling in an appliance repair person at $120 an hour. It is a
gas dryer that starts up but cuts off a minute later. What part/
setting should be checked out?
I agree . As a simple first check , see that any lint filter is clean
and the exhaust stack is clear.
On my old gas dryer there was a vent for the gas heater and an air
exhaust for the dryer compartment.
There may be a sensor that says the burner is running. If that fails
or is out of position the gas gets shut off because it believes it
failed to ignite.
On Feb 20, 4:37 pm, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
The reference to the dryer vent is the pipe that is hidden in the wall
and terminates either through the roof, or through a side wall.
I have lots of customers that call me because of this very problem.
If you cannot clean this yourself, call a chimney sweep who is
certified in this area.
Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician
Go to RepairClinic.com super site and very helpful with
information and parts
I have ordered parts from them and have been very pleased
Go to the manufactures web site and see if you can pull up a diagram to see
the construction of your dryer
I would suspect a blocked duct of bad heat sensor. Mice like them this time
of year You can disconnect from dryer and run a garden hose with a small rag
taped to it . if you have any elbows check them first
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