Author Topic: PLEASE HELP me with my Kenmore 70 series Dryer  (Read 1933 times)

Offline jj678

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PLEASE HELP me with my Kenmore 70 series Dryer
« on: April 09, 2011, 09:50:51 AM »
Hello,

As I start the dryer and look through the hole in the front bottom left corner, I can see that the flame comes on and stays on for a few minutes before going out. Every once in a while I can see the glow come back on, but no flame, then the glow goes away again... If I run the dryer 8 times, the clothes will eventually get dry, but this is driving me nuts!

I tried disconnecting the exhaust vent to see if that was causing the problem, but it did not appear to make a difference. There was a strong discharge of air coming out of the dryer, so it does not appear to be blocked in any way.

Hopefully this is enough info to get a good diagnosis... Any help is greatly appreciated.

Model 110.72722101

 

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Re: PLEASE HELP me with my Kenmore 70 series Dryer
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2011, 11:26:50 AM »
You need to replace the gas valve coils, part number 279834.

WHIRLPOOL 279834 Coil Kit for Dryer Gas Valve (2 Coils, New Style), AP3094251



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Re: PLEASE HELP me with my Kenmore 70 series Dryer
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2011, 05:11:27 PM »
I agree with TG replace those intermittent coils. They work when cold but die when hot with age.
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Re: PLEASE HELP me with my Kenmore 70 series Dryer
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2011, 12:51:38 AM »
Coils O0 O0

 

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