Everything else seems to be working, turns on just won't get hot. I checked the vent and it's clear, I don't have the meter to test anything, is there anyway I could fix this myself I really can't afford a repair person its from 2002. Thanks.
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If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly.
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I had the same problem. I replaced the thermistor,heating element and another part and still didn't correct problem. i finally had a friend come check it and believe it or not it was the 30 amp fuse in my fuse panel of the house.Come to find out the dryer will run and everything works like it should on 1/2 of the 220 plug but the other half runs the heating element.Both fuses must be good. I replaced the 30 amp round fuse and it works and heats perfect. I hope this helps you and saves you some time and money.
Start with the vent, make sure it's not kinked or squished behind the machine and that the outside vent is not clogged with lint. You should feel air blowing freely to the outside. If the vent is ok, turn the timer to any on position without starting it. Wait 10-20 seconds
and then check if there's heat inside the dryer. If yes, the element
has a short and therefore always stays on. Replace it. If no, run the dryer for a few minutes and listen for the clicking of the relay which cycles the element. If there is no clicking sound, check the hi limit thermostat & thermal cutoff for continuity and replace if necessary. If those seem ok, it could be the motor (centrifugal switch inside) or the timer (shorted contact). Good luck!