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Dryer Runs - no heat

I am at a loss.
I own a Whirlpool gas dryer, Model # lgq8000jqr.
It stopped working about two weeks ago. All the advice I have recieved has led me to two possibilities. Both of which I have addressed.
I have replaced the thermal cut out and the ignitor. I still have the same problem.
I have checked...the gas is on, the dryer is plugged in.
I am obviously missing something.
the other thing I have noticed, is that although I have allowed the dryer to run for up to ten minutes ( trouble shooting ) during these repair times, I have not been able to detect the odor of gas, shouldn't that be prevelant?

At any rate.....can you help me?

Thank you in advance.

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  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like.

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like.

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like.

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like. Also

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like. Also noted

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like. Also noted that

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like. Also noted that the

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like. Also noted that the ignitor

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like. Also noted that the ignitor is

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like. Also noted that the ignitor is not

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like. Also noted that the ignitor is not getting

  • rsbosak3 Jan 31, 2009

    If the other thermostat or radiant sensor is just beneath the thermal cut off, then it has been replaced. ( when I replaced the thermal cut off ) If these are in a different area, then I'm not certain where to look for them, or what they may look like. Also noted that the ignitor is not getting red.

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Have you checked the other thermostat or the rediant sensor?

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  • skc34673 Jan 31, 2009

    #7 Thermal Fuse

    #9 Thermostat

    #15 Thermostat High-limit

    #49 Radiant Sensor



    If you have tried these parts you might need a new pilot. I'm not sure what type of gas you have for your dryer. Try this site for diagrams and parts list.

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