Author Topic: Whirlpool Gas Dryer: How to test the flame sensor and gas burner coils  (Read 885 times)

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Flame Sensor

Refer to page 4-15 for the procedure for accessing the flame sensor.
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
2. Turn off gas supply to dryer.
3. Disconnect the wire connectors from the flame sensor terminals.
4. Set the ohmmeter to the R x 1 scale.
5. Touch the ohmmeter test leads to the flame sensor terminals. The meter should indicate a closed circuit (0 Ω).



Gas Burner Coils

Refer to page 4-15 for the procedure for accessing the gas burner assembly.
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
2. Turn off gas supply to dryer.
3. Disconnect the wire connectors from the coil terminals.
4. Set the ohmmeter to the R x 100 scale.
5. Touch the ohmmeter test leads to pins 4 and 5 of the 2-terminal coil. The meter should in- dicate between 1000 and 1300 Ω.
6. Touch the ohmmeter test leads to the 3-terminal coil. The meter should indicate as follows:
Pins 1 & 2 = 1300 to 1400 Ω Pins 1 & 3 = 500 to 600 Ω



Source:

L-82 8178584 Whirlpool Cabrio Dryer Service Repair Manual
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