Dryer would heat initially, but would not heat throughout entire cycle.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Erik From Newport, ME

Aug 24, 2011

35 out of 42 people found this instruction helpful

-Removed top panel
-Removed right side panel
-Gas coils were held in together under a metal strap
-Removed 2 screws holding strap
-Unplugged 1 wire harness to each coil
-Removed Primary and Holding coil
-Replace with two new coils, replace strap and plug in each harness
-Replace side, then top panel
-Under 1 hour job...Took 45 minutes to remove/replace panels and only 5 minutes to replace coils.
-Anyone with a little mechanical ability can save $150 in labor and spend just $50 in parts to fix this problem.
-Questions: Erik at elstransport13@gmail.com

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

'M' Series Primary Dual Coil Gas Valve

Part Number: PS268153

$27.55
In Stock

'M' Series Secondary Coil - 2 Terminals

Part Number: PS268154

$23.27
In Stock