How to Replace a Flame Sensor in Your Whirlpool Dryer 338906

The flame sensor in your Whirlpool dryer model WGD4616FW works as a safety device. When it’s operating properly, it ensures the igniter is producing enough heat to ignite the gas, meaning it will only open the gas valve once the igniter has reached a high enough temperature. After the flame is lit, the sensor continues to monitor the heat coming from the …