Replaced electric igniter still not heating.
Answer Hello Jennie. You will need to test the thermostats and the flame sensor and make sure they are good. They should read closed for continuity. Also, check the igniter to see if it is good. If it is not glowing, test for power. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter for the testing procedures. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
There seems to be 2 different igniters for this dryer and I am trying to figure out which is needed.
If the first 2 digits in the serial number of the dryer is between 10 and 59 then you would use igniter part number 4391996. If the first 2 digits are 60 and higher then use igniter part number 33002789.
Hi, my dryer stopped working, the clothing that was put in there was wet. After that it stopped working. The washer works properly but it won't heat up. I look inside and the pilot(ignitor) is off. When i start a cycle the drum spins, but nothing else happens. I don't see a spark or flame. Is the pilot (ignitor) supposed to be always on, or will only spark when the cycle is started. This a gas dryer. I am clueless as what could be the problem, but by reading at the previous posts i kind of have an idea now. I will appreciate any help on this matter. Regards. Ed.
Answer Ed, In fact, this is a commercial / coin op gas dryer. But like any gas dryer, you will need to check two components, based on your description, The gas valve ignitor 33002789 if it is broken or cracked(usually a white colored spot) it will not glow and ignite the gas. And the Radiant/flame sensor 338906 has to have a "closed" circuit, at room temperature, in order to complete the circuit and allow the power to the igniter, so it will glow and get hot enough to ignite the gas. Good Luck and Thanks