Once the igniter lights the blower, will the sensor control the heat after the igniter go off?
Answer Hello, the flame sensor will sense the heat from the igniter and allow the gas valve to open. The solenoids control the gas flow, the heat is controlled by a cycling thermostat. Hope this helps!
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Dryer comes on for about 10 seconds then turns off.
Answer Sounds like bad coils. Here is the part number for you. 279834
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Dryer comes on for about 10 - 20 seconds then turns off, what do you think is the problem? Thanks
Answer Hello Ayyad. If the flame comes on and goes right off, you will need to order and replace the coils 279834 on the top of the gas valve.
My dryer works on and off for heating. Sometimes drys/sometimes not, just not that hot. Dryer vent is open/free of debris, everything else works. I've used you in the past and very satisfied, so I'm a repeat customer
You will want to check the blower wheel to make sure that there is nothing that is caught in it such as fabric sheets wrapped around the wheel. Also check for broken fins on the wheel. Also check the cycling thermostat to make sure that the cycling thermostat is ok.
How do you check a flame sensor?
Answer Frank, You remove power to the dryer, remove the front panel to access the gas valve and burner assembly. disconnect or remove the two wires from the terminals of the flame sensor. using your multi meter set at the lowest scale place one meter lead on one terminal and the other lead on the other terminal. your meter should indicate a "closed" circuit. If the re is no resistance or infinite resistance the switch is stuck "open" and is inoperative.
Ignitor is new but doesnt glow.
You will want test for 120 vac to the ingiter of the dryer. If there is not 120 vac then the issue will be with either the motor switch not making contact or the timer that is not making contact.
Flame does not stay on. I changed the high limit thermostat, flame sensor, gas coils, igniter and no clogs or kinks in vent any suggestions my model is a may tag mgd5500aww.
You will want to check the burner to make sure that the burner does not have rust around the ports and make sure that the ports are not clogged. Also check the cycling thermostat which would be located on the blower housing to ensure that the thermostat is good.