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Bryan, Home Appliance Technician
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I have an old GE gas drier 1970s that hasnt been used in

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I have an old GE gas drier 1970s that hasn't been used in over 30 years. I tried starting it, and the glow ignitor came on and the drum turned, but the gas did not ignite. The glow lasted about 5 to 10 seconds, but no ignition. What can I do to fix this drier?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.

Hi,Welcome to Just Answer, My name isXXXXX will be helping you with your appliance issue today.

do you have a model # ? look inside the door and see if theres one, thanks Bryan

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
not at location to check the model #. It is a natural gas model
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
well most likely the gas valve coils are bad, the problem is I cant look these up without a model # XXXXX see if they are still available, when you can get to it see if you can get me the model #. thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
How will I get in touch with you later with the model #
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
just reply and I will receive it. thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
OK BRYAN, Thanks
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
I'll be on later and will watch for your reply. have to go vote, thanks Bryan
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
are you still looking for help? if so let me know thanks Bryan
Bryan and 4 other Appliance Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Finally got to the dryer, checked the #'s and talked to GE and the part is available so I ordered it.
Thanks for your help
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
your very welcome , thanks Bryan