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Is it possible the dryer vent that runs from the dryer to the outside of the house is clogged with lint. This happens to us. Just thought I would suggest this, in case you weren't sure if it was the heating element or not. Good luck!
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If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating
the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows
sometimes it is still not working properly.
if all other operations of your dryer are ok possibly your heater element or thermostat are faulty also there may be damaged wiring you will need to look closer and own a multi meter to check properly keep me informed of how you went
It is possible that you could have a bad breaker in the panel. They will start to trip randomly when they are going bad. If not the dryer is drawing too many amps and the breaker is doing it's job. If the heating element is defective and drawing extra juice that could trip the breaker. Usually replacement breakers are not too expensive if you electrical panel is less then 20 years old and can be purchased at most home improvement stores. I would try replacing the breaker before you try repairing the dryer. If you install a new breaker and the problem continues to happen then you should check the dryer heating element. That component is what draws the most amps and would be the most common one for tripping the breaker.
i went to a local appliance store asked them for assistance. they were more than helpful and sold me the parts i needed. fixed the problem for under $30.00. i also didnt have to pay for their ADVICE !!!