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Dryer will operate but won't heat up

My dryer workers, however, it won't heat up. My husband replaced the coil valve 279137, it still won't heat up. Please provide any assistance that you can. I believe this dyer is quite old. This dryer came with a house that I bought almost twenty years ago, so I don't know how old the dryer is. However, it has been a great machine up until now.

Thanks for your help!

Mary

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