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LG gas dryer model # DLG5988B won't heat

Had to remove gas dryer to work on my washer when i reinstalled the gas dryer the gas burner will not kick on it does not heat i purged the gas line before reinstallation vents are not clogged is it possible theres a switch or thermal couple that could get out of whack where can i find a print how to get to the gas valve could it be a sensor worked perfect before i removed the gas dryer (stackable) is there a way to check the gas valve to see if its operating correctly and where might i find parts for my LG washer and dryer that i can purchae and install myself Thanks very much Gene

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Turn the gas on or you might have air in the line.

if that dont work check out the ignitor

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