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Older Maytag Gas Dryer K System coils

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In the fixitnow Web Site it mentions testing coil activation with test cord . How is this done? Thanks.

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... it mentions testing coil activation with test cord .

for Dryers ?

where does it mention that ?

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Yes. For gas dryer valve solenoid coils. I will go back and try to find it.

Problem is igniter lights then clicks off after 15 seconds.

I touched a small screw diver to top of Secondary coil felt magnet attraction but nothing on Booster/Holding. I'm assuming coils not being energized.

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Has this Dryer worked OK up till now at this location ?

Has it been in storage for any length of time ?

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Dryer has always worked and has never been stored.

On Fixitnow site. FAQ Section. 'Gas Dryer Runs But Won't heat up." part of reply reads. " Check valve resistance. You may also need to activate each valve with a test cord....."

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On Fixitnow site. FAQ Section. 'Gas Dryer Runs But Won't heat up." part of reply reads. " Check valve resistance.

You may also need to activate each valve with a test cord....."

I don't think Dryer Coils can be tested with a "test cord"

but they do get weak and sluggish . . . won't work when warm.

Ignitor will repeatedly cycle without the Gas Valve opening.

Older Maytag Gas Dryer K System coil

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Good catch, Reg. I figured since he didn't include his model number, he didn't mind about getting the wrong part. :argh:

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