344761-1-S-Whirlpool-338906            -Radiant Flame Sensor
344761-1-S-Whirlpool-338906            -Radiant Flame Sensor 344761-2-S-Whirlpool-338906            -Radiant Flame Sensor 344761-3-S-Whirlpool-338906            -Radiant Flame Sensor

Radiant Flame Sensor

PartSelect Number PS344761

This part senses the flame for heat allowing the gas valve to open.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • No heat or not enough heat.
  • Takes too long to dry.
  • Shuts off too soon on auto dry.
  • Will not start.
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3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerDavid from Adkins TX

Flame fadedout after unit got hot; problem turned out to be the solenoid coils

removed frt & rear panels & drum and lint chute for seal replacement replaced these components, problem didn't go away, ordered & replaced both gas valve coils (m series coil kit) problem solved

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Socket set

CustomerDouglas from Fernley NV

Dryer got hot then heat would shut off

Sensor is in the front lower left. Gas off, electicity off. Removed two screws for the filter, pry/lifted the top up and taped it too the overhead cabinet, removed two screws inside top of front panel, lifted pandel with door closed staight off. Two screws to remove the flame sensor braket. unplug the old sensor install the new one and reverse everything. With others suggestions I purchased temperature switches etc. but the radiant flame sensor was the problem. I now have some spare switches for future. Excellent company and very quick service. Oh, Sears wanted 200.00 just for the service call, I live rural.

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerCharles from Long Beach CA

No heat...

Removed and replaced both the thermostat sensor and the ignitor. Tested thej dryer and it worked. Replaced the front panel and it was good to go.

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  • Radiant Flame Sensor

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers

Customerbrian from butte MT

Would ignite but not run for more than 10 min.

Unplug unit turn off gas, remove only bottom front panel first tried radient flame sensor was not the problem it was the coils which were infront easy to acess with small screw driver remove two prong coil and replaced then the three pronged coil being sure to line them back before tigtening left off cover and watched for ignition once it turned on and ran replaced cover and done.

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  • Radiant Flame Sensor

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerLorraine from Arroyo Grande CA

Flame did not cycle on and off as it should. It only came on once so clothes did not dry.

After the Radiant Flame Sensor was installed, the problem remained. An appliance repair person then replaced both coils, and that fixed the problem.

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerGarrett from Vineland NJ

Dryer did not get hot

Found on your site the top two causes of a Dryer not getting hot enough and ordered those parts ( which were delivered quickly).Removed the top two screws that hold the front of the dryer that gives access to the coils and flame sensor assembly after lifting up the top.It took more time to clean up all the lint than to replace the parts.Dryer works great!

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerRobert from Newmarket NH

Dryer started with heat and than went cold.

First tried to clean the ignitor, broke it and replaced with new. Problem not yet solved. I read a review where one guy replaced all components as they were reasonably priced so I did the same. Replaced coils and flame sensor (which I was going after next anyway). Dryer is now back in service and the house is back to normal.

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Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set

CustomerMichael from Lancaster NY

My dryer did not heat up

Prelude to this was 2 years ago we had the same problem, called Sears and $200 later we had a new $16 dollar part, the repair guy was kind enough to tell me what he did, and I saved the fuse he replaced. So when it happened again this summer, I went through a couple of sites (obviously including this one) to find parts, started with the fuse he had replaced, which was not the problem this time, went on to the next likely, and on through about 5 key elements (all under $20) until I found the coils on the burner assembly were the problem. All in all the repairs were pretty simple, and once I figured out how to dismantle the cabinet safely. I am VERY happy with the timely replacement parts (shipped very quickly) and when your dryer isn't working-things pile up pretty quickly. The dryer is working like a charm again. Thanks! -Mike

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4 of 13 people found this instruction helpful

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Socket set

CustomerJoseph from Baldwin NY

No heat would not shut down

as i took a part out I put back wire for wire part for part took my time no distractions great to have this service would use again and tell a friend or friends great stuff saved $$$$$$$ thank you for being their love this internet

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