Which Way Do You Turn the Lever to Shut Off the Gas Behind the Dryer?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 24, 2020 5:37:31 PM ET

To shut off the flow of gas behind a dryer, the handle on the valve should be rotated so that it is straight up, according to About.com. The appliance should always be unplugged first, notes AppliancePartsPros.com.