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No heat roper dryer (gas) runs but no heat model#rgx4634jq0

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    Dan Webster May 11, 2010

    Can you hear a click? If you can then that means ignitor and sensor is working. So you need to change the coils part #279934.
    If it don't click you needs either a Ignitor broken or the flame sensor is open. Get one of those meter that beep when you put the 2 wires together. Then remove the wires on these parts and see if they make that meter beep. If not then you have found the bad part.

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Do you get a "glow" the glow (orange in color) is for the gas to be ignited?
.1 No glow indicates a no voltage problem to the burner or the igniter is out. Confirm power to the gas valve area 110V usually. If you have voltage the problem is somewhere in the area your in; probably the igniter.

2 If you don't have 110 Volts the problem is in the controls. The fuse link, the timer contacts, the centrifugal switch on the motor, and the heater safety thermostat and operating (s), are all suspect and have to be eliminated 1 by 1.

Hope this helps. With any luck all you need is a new igniter.

Clean the duct out while replacing the igniter if so because the main thing that causes igniter burn out is low air flow. A kinked Dryer vent hose, lint, and plugged up fan circulator on the motor, or if yours has little holes in the inside cabinet where the air is taken to be heated and recirculated, these can get clogged with lint also and cause a problem are the 4 main causes of low air flow..

Hope this helps and please rate me accordingly Thank you and good luck.

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Am I to assume then that the heating element is bad? Or could there be another issue?

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