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No heat gas dryer

Have a whirlpool gas dryer that is not giving off heat. I took apart the back and cleaned all the lint and cleaned the vent. I tested the dryer and had heat. my son did wash the next day and we had no heat again .what could be the problem?

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Hi look for the thermal fuse at the back where you cleaned . its a small plastic piece with 2 small blue wires . replace this part thanks

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HI, Check the following to address this issue further.


1. Venting
Make sure the dryer vent hose, as well as the rest of the vent duct, is not clogged.

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2. Thermostat(Secondary Cause)- Highly unlikely in your case, but possible
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