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How Does A Gas Dryer Work? — Appliance Repair Tips

Dryer won't heat or too hot? Not starting, stopping or tumbling? This video provides information on how a gas dryer works and offers troubleshooting tips to assist you in diagnosing and repair.

Here is a list of the most commonly replaced parts associated with each dryer symptom:

Dryer not heating: heating elements, fuses
Dryer making noises: belts, bearings, seals
Dryer won’t start: heating element, high limit switch, thermostats
Dryer will not tumble: belts or switches
Dryer takes too long to dry: coils, thermostats, heating elements
Dryer will not shut off: door switches or timers
Dryer shuts off too soon: thermostat, heating coils or fuses
Dryer too hot: thermostats or fuses

All of the information provided in this dryer troubleshooting video is applicable to the following brands: Amana, Frigidaire, GE, Kenmore, LG, Maytag, Roper, Samsung and Whirlpool.

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In addition to providing replacement parts, RepairClinic.com offers free online troubleshooting information and DIY repair videos. Use our website to choose from a series of problems to discover the likely causes and the correct replacement part(s) for your particular model. Once you’ve determined the solution, our expertly-produced video tutorials will guide you through every step of the repair.

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