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Offline gilly

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kenmore gas dryer shutdown
« on: March 20, 2015, 06:20:44 AM »
I'm a new be to this site thanks for the help  I was just given this 80 series dryer m#748322400 hooked up gas and   electric  started her up watched ignite glow then a chatter  noise then nothing tapped gas valve a few times with but end of screw driver tried again this time gas valve opened but looks like to big a flame ran for about 7 seconds and shut off what should i check next  ps nat gas hookup

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Re: kenmore gas dryer shutdown
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2015, 08:24:27 AM »
The chattering noise is most likely a weak or faulty gas valve. I'd go after the gas valve. Have you changed the gas coils out first then test and make sure your don't have a blocked Vent line.

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Re: kenmore gas dryer shutdown
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2015, 10:50:28 AM »
I have a new set of coils I'm putting in today i will let you know and i will check vent

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Re: kenmore gas dryer shutdown
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2015, 03:16:40 PM »
pulled a gas valve off a dryer i junked and it worked problem solved thanks for the info

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Re: kenmore gas dryer shutdown
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2015, 06:52:18 PM »
Any type of chatter on that valve indicates generally it's going bad

Thanks for the update!

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Re: kenmore gas dryer shutdown
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2015, 08:22:57 PM »
thx Blaiser

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Re: kenmore gas dryer shutdown
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2015, 09:44:34 PM »
your Welcome any time!

 

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