> Ask a Question > Fix It Forum > Gas Dryer Problem
Login | Register

Gas Dryer Problem

Posted by Graeme on October 15th, 1999 06:55 PM
In reply to Gas dryer by Mark on October 13th, 1999 10:12 AM [Go to top of thread]

I had an old Whirlpool with the same problem. As it was old, I junked it and bought a new Kenmore top of the line. After 10 months it had the same problem! In warranty, repair person came out -- gas would fire up and quit after 30 seconds or so. Turned out it was the solenoid valve, and she tested it for continuity. The bad one was flaky -- often indicated an open circuit --. The new one was consistently low ohms. So if I were you, I'd pull the valve wires off and test the continuity through the coils, maybe tapping the coils to see if you have an intermittent or something.
Good luck!

Was this post helpful? Yes: or No:

Topic History:

Topic Follow-ups:

About  | FAQ  | Contact  | Sitemap  | Privacy Policy  | Terms of Use  | Help

© 2016 Renovate Your World LLC