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Gas dryer not heating

I have a roper rgs7646kq2 gas dryer that is not getting any heat. I checked the polit light window and do not see a flame. Could it be that I need a new igniter?

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    Danny Clark May 11, 2010

    Have you tried to relight the pilot?

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REPLACE THERMAL FUSE #3392519 AND CLEAN YOUR VENTING GOING TO WHERE
IT EXITS THE HOUSE.

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Heats but wont stay heated


If the flame come on to start with, but then goes out and won't come back on I would suspect you have a bad coil on the gas valve.
If you see the flame cycle on and off, but the flame does come back on again this is normal. The flame needs to cycle on and off and not be on steady or the dryer would get to hot.
If the flame is cycling ok and the cloths just don't get dry then you need to check your dryer and vent for lint build up.

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My roper dryer model rgx5634kq2 wont heat. the glow bar comes on and then goes off, other times the glow bar comes on and there is a flame, the timer only advances for certain cycles as well.


Hi,

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 you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....


If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.


check out this electric no heat tip...


heatman101

Mar 08, 2011 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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My gas dryer will ignite and stay on with the flame for only a short period of time every time i start it it will light but withen a couple minutes it goes out.any help?


Hi,

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 you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....



If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.



check out this electric no heat tip...


heatman101

Feb 11, 2011 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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I have a Roper gas dryer (RGS7646KQ2) which is not heating up to dry clothes. The drum turns and the timer works as well. It appears to be acting normally, except it is blowing cold air instead of warm...


You have a bad thermostat, flame sensor, thermal fuse, gas valve solenoids, or the high limit thermostat. Below is a video to walk you thru the diagnostic testing and repair.


Jan 03, 2011 | Roper RGS7646KQ Gas Dryer

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Roper RGX5634KQ2 Dryer will fire initially, and heat up. It will stay fired up for around 1-2 minutes, and go out. After another couple minutes, the igniter fires, but there is no flame. This continues...


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Could be a coil...but I have learned that it usually is the ignitor...

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 you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....

If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.

check out this electric no heat tip...


heatman101

Sep 02, 2010 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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No heat


Hi, If you have a gas dryer2_bing.gif.
The most common problem with a gas and no heat is the ignitor going bad...

Here is a tip that I wrote about that problem...

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http://www.fixya.com/support/r4398592-gas_dryer_not_working_gas_dryer_not

If your dryer2_bing.gif is electric2_bing.gif..
There could be a number of different problems...
Check out this tip that I wrote about this problem...

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heatman101

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Roper dryer no heating properly


Have you checked the lint trap and made sure the entire exhaust is clean? You may have a bad control switch that won't allow it to ignite on medium. The bigger problem is the short time cycle. Something is telling it to shut itself off for safety reasons.

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hi keith. yes replace the 2 coils on the gas valve. it will solve the problem. thanks the appliance doc.

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replace both coils on gas valve ..those are the blacks things with wires attached they are bad for not pulling valve oper=n after warm up

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Roper gas dryer not heating


the glow plug (ignitor)must draw 3 amps or more to function properly if its ok check the flame sensor for continuity located on the side of the burner housing and if its ok then the gas coils on the top of the gas valve are faulty let me know if this helps

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