How Long Does the Flame Stay On in a Gas Dryer?

A gas dryer uses a burner bar similar to the burner found in the oven of a gas range. The burner bar consists of two rows of holes through which the gas passes to produce the double row of flames that produces the heat to dry your clothes. A pilot light flame or an electronic ignitor may be used to ignite the gas passing through the burner-bar assembly. Whether and how long each flame stays on depends on the make of your dryer.


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