- Check if the power cord is plugged into the wall. It may have come loose while moving the dryer.
the fuses and circuit breakers for any that may have burned out or
tripped. Most gas dryers require power from two fuses or circuit
breakers. Often, your dryer will still tumble but not create heat if a
fuse or a circuit breaker is not working. Replace any burned out fuses
and reset any tripped circuit breakers.
if the heating element in your gas dryer is burned out by using an ohm
meter to check for continuity. If the test reveals there is no
continuity, then you will need to fix the heating problem by having an
authorized repairman replace the heating element.
the thermal fuse to see if it's burned out. You will find the fuse
attached to the exhaust duct on the back panel of the gas dryer. It's
usually surrounded by a black resin material situated in a housing made
of white plastic. If the fuse looks like it's blown, then it needs to
if the main wiring connection from the house to the dryer is broken. A
gas dryer can still tumble with partial power, but an inadequate
connection with the main power supply to the house may be causing your
gas dryer to remain cold. If this is the problem, you may need to
replace the power cord that goes to the dryer as well as the terminal
block that is attached to the wire itself.
at the gas valve coils to determine if they are faulty. If the igniter
radiates but then shuts off before it ignites the gas, then the coils
are probably bad. Replace the coils and your problem should be solved.
Also, if you find the igniter working properly then the problem may be
with the radiant heat sensor. The sensors are usually located close by
the igniter so are easily visible. Hire a repairman to replace these
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