Intermittent or no gas ignition, HSI ignightor working

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Steven From Sauk Village, IL

Oct 01, 2009

22 out of 26 people found this instruction helpful

Removed front of gas dryer and cleaned all lint out. Checked HSI, and cleaned flame sensor. Split (3 terminal) gas coil terminals were intermittent. Read about 700 ohms across outer two terminals, but center terminal to either outer terminal was open (Infiniti on meter) 2 terminal coil measured about 550 ohms. 3 terminal coil should read about 700 ohms across outer terminals, and about 1.5K ohms center to outer terminals. Unscrewed index cover plate and replaced coil, 2 terminal coil was okay. Reassembled and finished 12 loads of laundry no problems at all.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Secondary Coil Valve - 3 Terminals (Now subbed to 'M' Series New Style Coil Kit)

Part Number: PS334310

In Stock