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Whirlpool LGR7646EQ0 turns no heat

I can not find how to get the pilot light re-lit. And I don't know if it is the burner, or the ignitor that has gone bad. I have stuck a flame all around and nothing ignites, or lights.

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  • jason_heien Nov 19, 2008

    I have already checked the vent (from the lint trap to outside, and it is aok. I will check the power on the ignitor, and get back to you.

    Thank you so much!!!

  • jhoneill_200 Feb 03, 2009

    Same problem here. Where do I get to ignitor? Took off the back but now sure where to go from here

  • jerms27 Feb 22, 2009

    Same problem as well. Now taking the dryer apart to find the ignitor. I have the back panel off and will soon be taking more of the dryer apart. I'll let you know if I find it!

  • DanKramer Mar 23, 2009

    I also have the same problem. Does anybody know if changing the thermal fuse (plastic part with two blue wires attached) is a troubleshooting option?

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The dryer has no pilot light, haven't had them in years. It operates off a hot surface ignitor.I would check to see if you are getting power to the ignitor 115v. If you are the ignitor is bad. Sometimes you can see the ignitor cracked. Did it take long to dry the clothes before it quit? If so your vent may be clogged which will blow a thermal limit on the dryer and keep it from heating. hope this helps...

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