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esequiel walker, Home Appliance Technician
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hello, i have a whirlpool md#w10095340 (vintage appears to

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hello, i have a whirlpool md#w10095340 (vintage appears to be 2006-purchased 2007).
the main jet does not fire. gas & electric power are fine.
suggestions on what may be wrong?
marty, in chicago
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
hi what type of appliance is this and is that the complete model number
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

hi Esequiel,

 

whirlpool gas dryer

Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
hi ok everything turns on but no heat when it starts up do u hear a click sound
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
no click...runs normal, blowing cold air.
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
ok can u remocve the dryer back panel
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
back panel is off, front is off also (only way i can run unit and see gas jet).
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
ok does the ignitor light up orange
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
igniter is different than the old 'glow rod', but i do not see any type of igniter lighting up.
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
in back of the dryer do u see this part
Part 2986 (Click to enlarge)
Grid is 1 inch square
Item #
2986
Price
$12.25
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes, mounted facing in, with 2 wires attached.
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
remove those 2 wires and put the leads together making contact then turn the dryer on what does it do
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Esequiel you hit it on the button...

i removed both, connected them together. the igniter glowed, main jet fired.

is this a sensor i have to replace?

Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
yes sir that piece will have to be replaced in the mean time u can tape those wires together and it will work like a champ no time length until u get a chance to replace it u can get it at any appliance parts store just take your model number pressing accept pays me thanks
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
thank you. didn't think i'd get a quick answer on a sunday nite. will recommend you to others.....marty
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 7 years ago.
thank u sir i try to stay on as much as possible sometimes too long sometimes not enough but either way im here to help thank u sir on your end
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