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Dryer not drying cloths

We have a Roper gas dryer, It is 9 years old, and it stopped drying our cloths. It still runs, it just is not heating up. we put a new ignitor in it and it is still not heating up.

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    mike kirschbaum May 09, 2009

    Check part #49, the radiant sensor in the black bottom drawing. Make sure it is clean and operating. You can order new coils from this site too.

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