268028-1-S-GE-WE4X444           -Gas Igniter
268028-1-S-GE-WE4X444           -Gas Igniter 268028-2-S-GE-WE4X444           -Gas Igniter

Gas Igniter

PartSelect Number PS268028

Be very careful to not handle the igniter by its gray part. Hold it by its white tip only.

This part works with the following brands: GE, Hotpoint & Kenmore.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • No heat or not enough heat.
  • Will not start.
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Parts Used

  • Gas Igniter

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsWrench set

CustomerJeff from Seattle WA

Gas dryer heat would not come on

Unplugged dryer, opened lower panel. Loosened the bolt that holds igniter assembly to gas unit and removed old igniter. Put new igniter in the pinch clamp then (being VERY careful so as not to crack new part) replaced igniter assembly and tightened its bolt firmly. Voilà, ignition!

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Parts Used

  • Gas Igniter

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)

Customeranton from saint charles IL

No ignition

1. remove the access door , bottom left side
2. unplug the power cord and shut the gas valve off, next to the union fitting
3. unplug the electrical connections from the gas valves and igniter.
4. open the union with the wrench, right hand thread
5. remove the two nut driver screws on the burner lip
6. remove the burner and carefully spread the igniter fingers and remove the igniter
7. check the igniter, make sure it is the problem.
8. install the new igniter and carefully insert the burner into position.
9. reverse the disassembly , turn on the gas valve and check for leaks with soap bubbles. if you have a leak, shut off the gas valve and repair it or leave the gas valve off and call a repairman.
10. plug in the power and turn on the dryer the igniter should glow white hot and the burner should light.
11. if the dryer does not work you have other problems or you did not plug the electrical connections into the correct places,
12. call the repairman or buy a new dryer

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Parts Used

  • Gas Igniter

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerDane from Visalia CA

Dryer worked, but there was no heat to dry the load.

Removed from lower panel. Just popped it open
with a screw driver.
Unplugged dryer and shut off gas by the gas shut-off valve.
Loacated the gas igniter element and removed it
by pulling up. It is only healed in place by a metel
like a clothes pin.
Using caution slid new unit down and into the pinching device.
Plugged in power cord and the gas.
Turned the unit on and it worked !!!
This was worth the try. Better than buying a new
dryer with the economy the way it is now.

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Parts Used

  • Gas Igniter

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

Customerpauline from Upper Saddle River NJ

No heat

just changed out the gas igniter very simple to do thanks

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Parts Used

  • Gas Igniter

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)

CustomerThomas from Ballwin MO

No drying. No gas flame.

Unplugged the power cord, turned off the gas. Then I closed the gas valve feeding the gas igniter assembly. I disconnected the gas pipe from the gas igniter assmb. Then I removed the two screws holding the assmb. on to the front of dryer. From this point the assmb. can be lifted off a supporting bracket. Three cables must be removed in order to remove the assmb. from the dryer. The gas igniter measured very high resistance and actually fell apart. Reassemble in the opposite order as above. Parts diagrams on Partselect.com were invaluable.

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Parts Used

  • Gas Igniter

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)

Customeralan from reeders PA

Broken gas igniter

shut off gas supply, pulled elect plug on dryer, removed gas supply assembly ( 4 screws and 3 plugs ). found broken gas igniter cleaned with air compressor. replaced gas igniter.

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3 of 7 people found this instruction helpful

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerMillie from Wolcott IN

(gas) dryer wouldn't heat.

Found and ordered igniter on Tuesday. Part arrived on Friday. Took about 5 minutes to remove old igniter and install new one. Took about 5 minutes. Dryer works like new again. Hopefully it will last for another 16 years!

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Parts Used

  • Gas Igniter

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsSocket set, Wrench(Adjustable)

CustomerChrislee from Highlands TX

Gas igniter: Broken

Unplugged dryer, disconnected gas from igniter sleeve and removed sleeve (AFTER you unplug all wires). Replace the igniter "very carefully". It is as fragile as bare pencil lead. Replace the igniter sleeve. Beats the snot out of buying a new dryer. Thank you for having the parts.

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  • Gas Igniter

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerJohn from North Chelmsford MA

Gas would not ignite

Replaced gas igniter The part came a day after I ordered it. I really liked the speed of delivery.

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Parts Used

  • Gas Igniter

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)

CustomerRobert L from St Louis MO

Gas igniter had quit working

My Daughter did it for me .

Unplug the dryer, turn off the gas. Opened the lower front door panel. She disconnected the gas pipe from the igniter assembly. Then She removed the two screws holding the assmb. Then she removed the wire from the front of the assmb. and the white and black wire from the back of the unit. remove the old igniter put in the new one put it back together.

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