Whirlpool 29" Dryer Gas Valve Solenoid Coil Kit #279834

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the two and three terminal gas valve solenoid coil kit on a Whirlpool 29" gas dryer with the lint filter on top. The three most common reasons for replacing the gas valve solenoid coil kit are when the dryer doesn’t heat, takes too long, or won’t stop.

All of the information for this solenoid coil replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, Maytag, Amana, Speed Queen, KitchenAid, Roper, Norge, Magic Chef, Crosley

Tools Needed: Hex socket, flat head screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, putty knife

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
If your model has a solid front panel
3
Your first step is to pull out the lint screen and remove the two screws near the opening.
4
Next, insert a putty knife under the front of the main top to release the two spring clips and rotate the top up.
5
Disconnect the door switch wires and remove the top front panel screws.
6
Now, lift the panel up and out.
7
If your model has two front panels
8
Simply remove the lower panel by inserting a flathead screwdriver to release the two clips.
9
Detach the wire harnesses from both solenoid coils.
10
Remove the screws to release the bracket and pull the old coils off of the gas valve.
11
Install the new solenoid coils by sliding them onto the gas valve shafts and secure them with the bracket and screws.
12
Reconnect both wire harnesses, making sure each is matched to the appropriate coil.
13
If applicable to your model, replace the lower front panel by snapping it into place.
14
If your model has a solid front panel, align the slots in the panel with the two retainer clips.
15
Line up the drum with the seal on the front panel and press the panel down until it locks into position.
16
Now, reinstall the two screws on top and reconnect the door switch wires.
17
Rotate the main top back into place and press down on the front to secure the spring clips.
18
Install the two screws at the lint screen opening
19
Replace the lint screen.
20
You’re now ready to plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the two and three terminal gas valve solenoid coil kit on a Whirlpool 29" gas dryer with the lint filter on top. The three most common reasons for replacing the gas valve solenoid coil kit are when the dryer doesn’t heat, takes too long, or won’t stop.

All of the information for this solenoid coil replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, Maytag, Amana, Speed Queen, KitchenAid, Roper, Norge, Magic Chef, Crosley

Tools Needed: Hex socket, flat head screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, putty knife
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
If your model has a solid front panel
3
Your first step is to pull out the lint screen and remove the two screws near the opening.
4
Next, insert a putty knife under the front of the main top to release the two spring clips and rotate the top up.
5
Disconnect the door switch wires and remove the top front panel screws.
6
Now, lift the panel up and out.
7
If your model has two front panels
8
Simply remove the lower panel by inserting a flathead screwdriver to release the two clips.
9
Detach the wire harnesses from both solenoid coils.
10
Remove the screws to release the bracket and pull the old coils off of the gas valve.
11
Install the new solenoid coils by sliding them onto the gas valve shafts and secure them with the bracket and screws.
12
Reconnect both wire harnesses, making sure each is matched to the appropriate coil.
13
If applicable to your model, replace the lower front panel by snapping it into place.
14
If your model has a solid front panel, align the slots in the panel with the two retainer clips.
15
Line up the drum with the seal on the front panel and press the panel down until it locks into position.
16
Now, reinstall the two screws on top and reconnect the door switch wires.
17
Rotate the main top back into place and press down on the front to secure the spring clips.
18
Install the two screws at the lint screen opening
19
Replace the lint screen.
20
You’re now ready to plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Dryer
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Gas
Parts Needed
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$8.99
Cleaner
Cleaner
$13.45
Cleaner
Cleaner
$12.91
Cleaner
Cleaner
$22.12
Total$0.00

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