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Fire shooting out of GE gas dryer

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ok..

Symptoms:

- Attempted to start dryer

- Heard poof or popping sound and breaker tripped

- Reset breaker and tried again

- This time flames shot out of top and bottom of dryer

At this point I backed off...shut off the gas to the dryer and will be cleaning out lint. I also tried the dryer on 'puff' cycle i believe [no gas] and the motor worked fine.

From my 0 knowledge of these things ether the ignitor is bad ? Lint catching on fire ? gas leak ?

Any ideas or help. I am going to try again without the vent attached and give it a good vaccum.

Should I not bother ?

thanks!!

Mike:yikes::yikes:

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You can try disassembling your dryer and thoroughly vacuuming it out.  If that doesn't fix it, then you have a weird electrical problem and you need a seasoned professional to come to your home. 

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