No, an electric dryer cannot be converted to a gas dryer. The two types of dryers use incompatible power systems. To switch from electric to gas, a new dryer must be purchased. Gas dryer conversion kits are available for... More »

Every gas dryer model is slightly different; the instruction manual or manufacturer's specifications contains instructions to safely light the pilot light of a gas dryer. Most modern appliances do not have pilot lights a... More »

Owing to the dangers of working with natural gas, it is best to hire a professional to repair a gas dryer. Even when a repair seems simple, it is unsafe to tamper with gas lines. More »

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The reason an individual may want to choose an electric dryer over a gas dryer is because electric dryers have a lower up front cost, have several models available, don't require much equipment to operate and can be inst... More »

Those who have purchased a new electric dryer can wire it with a three- or four-prong dryer cord, adjustable wrench, magnetic nut driver and maybe some masking tape. Installing a new dryer cord should take less than an h... More »

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An electric dryer schematic is a diagram that is similar to a map. This schematic is used to show the path that current takes through the electric dryer. More »

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There are many reasons an electric dryer might not heat up, and the most common reason is the heating element needs to be replaced. Another possibility is that it is being plugged into a low voltage outlet. More »