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My dryer is not giving off any heat.

There is no glowing at any point in time. I replaced the ignitor but still doesnt heat up.

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You may have to replace the ignitor coils also. These are the most common failure item on a gas dryer. Also make sure you have a heat setting selected and not an air fluff setting.

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Its a gas dryer. Starts up but no heat. Ignitor doesnt glow therefore no flame. Checked with ohm meter , seems good . Also checked coils for gas valve,checked out good . When you start up there is no power...


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