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Q: gas versus electric dryer ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: gas versus electric dryer
Category: Family and Home > Home
Asked by: taylor123-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 20 Sep 2003 00:17 PDT
Expires: 20 Oct 2003 00:17 PDT
Question ID: 258476
I have a gas dryer that I love.  I'm moving to a new home that has
only electric appliances.  Will I be able to accommodate my gas dryer?
 Can I run it off of a propane tank?
Subject: Re: gas versus electric dryer
Answered By: digsalot-ga on 20 Sep 2003 01:21 PDT
Hello there

Different types of gas dryers are made for natural gas and propane. 
If you are moving the dryer from a house with natural gas, you will
have to convert it for propane use.

Here is a set of instructions you may have for a fee.  This manual
gives you the tools and instructions for such a conversion.
-  "New Subscribers: If you would like to subscribe to Manual 4 at the
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According to this site - "A natural gas dryer can be converted to a
propane gas dryer, but a kit is required at an additional cost above
the dryer purchase."  I don't know what make of dryer you have but
here are some of the natural to propane conversion kits by maker:

Maytag dryer natural gas to propane conversion kit - part# 306195

GE dryer natural gas to propane conversion kit - part# WE25M35

Frigidaire new dryer natural gas to propane conversion kit - part#
131776600. - about three fourths
down the page - From

If your dryer is a "Kenmore" then you will have to find out just who
made it.  In fact, any department stores brands can be a pain as it is
difficult to figure out which manufacture has made your product.

For Kenmore products, the first three digits of the model number
determine who built it such as: GE begins with 262 - 263, Tappan 791,
etc, etc..  Here is a list of those numbers: - - there is a Canadian
list also.

So depending on your brand, you may want to check with your dealer who
can probably order a conversion kit for you if they don't already have
one in stock.  A natural gas model dryer can be converted for propane.

Good luck with your move.

Search - Google
terms - natural gas dryers convert +to propane, gas dryer natural +to
propane conversion kits

If I may clarify anything, please ask.

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