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No heat when the drier is turned on

Unable to to get any ignition for my gas drier only cold air drier drum turns and blower works that is all it doesappreaciate any help

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It appears your ignitor or gas valve has failed in this instance.

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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
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If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


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Sounds like a bad igniter (cause's a spark that inturn lights the burner) if when you start the drier does it make a ticking sound, if not, replace the igniter, if it does then it may be a bad gas valve, not releasing gas, if so, replace the gas valve. Or it could a bad switch not allowing power to get to your componets. if so replace the start switch.

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