Well my kenmore dryer quit heating, found open thermal fuse so I
replaced the temp sensor and the fuse. In a effort to not have to mess
with this again I replaced the worn looking ignitor, it had been a
long time since last failure and was looking bad . so replaced it and
the flame sensor, for the heck of it.
well the drum turns fine, got the change out of the fins inside the
but flame comes on, heats a short time and flame goes out........
any thoughts on that?
On Sat, 22 Sep 2007 16:42:11 -0700, email@example.com wrote:
Weak gas valve coil? Replaced one in a (forget the brand at the moment)
dryer about a year ago. Dryer would start to heat then the flame would die
followed by a couple click noises from the valve. It would do this over
Is the exhaust vent free and clear? Even cleaning the lint trap every load
doesn't take out enough lint so over time, it coats the exhaust route,
making it smaller and smaller in diameter. My vent is long and requires a
good cleaning every couple of years to maintain flow. With adequate flow,
the heat and moisture is carried away.
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