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Offline bphodgesus

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Roper Gas Dryer does not get flame
« on: November 23, 2009, 05:15:48 PM »
I have disassembled my dryer, and removed a blanket of lint throughout the bottom portion of the unit. I cleared and vacuumed all vents and throughout the machine and get excellent airflow. When I test the machine by putting it on a heated setting and then starting the machine, the ignitor glows brightly after about 45 seconds, then goes off after about 15 seconds. The burner never ignites, and no gas is noticeable to my nose. I have confirmed the gas supply. Do you think it is the flame sensor, or the coils? Do I need to do continuity testing, if so, how?, or do I have enough information to make a call?

Model RGX4634JQ0

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Re: Roper Gas Dryer does not get flame
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2009, 07:40:16 PM »
It is not the sensor because if the sensor was bad the ignitor would not come on and it would not shut down the ignitor. Them coils will get hot and quit. Replace em


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Re: Roper Gas Dryer does not get flame
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2009, 10:22:11 AM »
Thank you. I was kinda figuring that might be the problem after reading all through the site and forum. What a great resource, I will spread the word. Thanks again.

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Re: Roper Gas Dryer does not get flame
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2009, 01:51:09 PM »
BTW your price is great, I wish it weren't 2 days before a holiday, I am afraid I won't get the part in time and I need clothes so I am paying about double locally so that I can get it fixed tonight. I will come to you for my future parts needs as your price and fast delivery will get my business. Thanks again.

 

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