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Whirlpool gas dryer will not heat up?

We just received a whirlpool gas dryer and it will not heat up is it a easy and cheap fix?

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How do I take apart a kenmore gas front load dryer, to get to the fuses, heating element etc. Model # 417.91042000. Please Help... Thank-you

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