Drying too slowly

ApplianceFrigidaire Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Edward From Baltimore, MD

Jan 11, 2008

8 out of 11 people found this instruction helpful

Removed access plate from back bottom left
Removed belt from motor
Needed to lift up top of dryer
Inserted flathead screwdirver in front under top to push in two metal clips holding top down
Lifted up top of dryer
Removed 2 screws holding on front of dryer
Removed front of dryer
Broke Door Switch removing front of dryer. I should have depressed the metal sides in and pulled switch through hole.
Instead, I tried to remove the leads. This broke the fragile prongs.
Started dryer (with belt removed so drum doesn't spin)
Verified ignightor came on every heating cycle
Gas turned on properly
Gas turned off after 90 seconds
Gas never came back on
Indicitive of bad coils
New coils solved the problem
Replaced door switch and lint trap cover in the process.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

SCREW

Part Number: PS417463

$5.27
In Stock

Lint Trap Cover

Part Number: PS418307

$38.77
In Stock

'M' Series Ignition Coil Kit

Part Number: PS470049

$19.65
In Stock

SWITCH-DOOR

Part Number: PS473322

No Longer Available