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Good afternoon. My name is ***** ***** I'll be helping you with your dryer today. This appears to be a gas dryer model so if you already tried the reset button and that didn't work, you'll need to remove the entire back panel, disconnect the belt, and pull the drum out the back of the dryer. There is a heating canister that runs below the dryer drum which is part 0406 on the diagram in the link below.
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Test continuity through parts 0404 and 0405. If either part is open, then replace it. If they both have continuity, then you need to run the dryer with the back panel removed to see if the igniter glows. If not then replace the igniter. If the igniter glows then replace the gas valve.
Now on tick to remember is when re-installing the drum, the belt routes around a tensioner pulley. There is a switch next to the tensioner pulley which you must manually press to reset. This switch is intended to stop the motor from running if the belt breaks or gets loose.
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You would have to pull on the tension pulley and reset the belt switch in order to simulate that the belt is attached to run the dryer with the drum removed, but you could do that if you wanted.
You should get a reading of less than 1 ohm on those 404 and 405 parts if they are good. 2000 may be too high of a setting so you may need to turn it to your lowest setting.
Either your vent is restricting the air flow or your gas coils are getting weak on the gas vale which causes the flame to work in the beginning of the cycle but stop working later on in the cycle. Disconnect the vent and run a cycle and if it still won't dry properly, replace the gas coils. Below is a link to the coils.
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I understand you have a good flame at the entrance of the tube. The part is Whirlpool because the coils are universal. Bosch doesn't sell just the coils, they sell the entire valve assembly so if you wanted to replace the entire gas valve in front of the igniter you can do that but the part is about $200.
There are only 2 solenoids and they both come as a kit in the link I sent you before.
Yes, the part isn't that expensive so that I probably the best option.
Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open. Is there anything else I can help you with?
No it's not possible to wire the solenoids wrong or upside down I don't believe. If the flame won't turn on at all and the igniter turns off after 10 seconds, either you aren't getting gas to the dryer or the entire gas valve needs to be replaced. Before you said the flame was coming on so I'm not sure what would have changed with replacing the solenoids, maybe one came bad?
Either you installed in incorrectly or the part came faulty. There are no other options if the valve isn't the issue.
ok good luck.
ick, I'm sorry to hear that.