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No heat I bought a amana electric dryer thats about 5 yrs old. It worked fine when I got it home on the first load. But when I put a second load in, it has no heat just cold air. Any ideas on how I could fix it because I don't have a lot of money to spend on getting it repaired

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First check and see if you have 110 volts coming to the gas valve at the connector. If you have voltage, then unplug the dryer and check the parts like coil.

If you do not have voltage coming to the burner, then you will need to check the timer contacts that feed the gas burner, hi limit thermostat, operating thermostats, the safety switch on the motor, and any other point.

Also check for a open circuit on one of the gas coils, replace them all = less problems later on. If the glow coil does not work ( get red ), check it with a ohm meter for continuity.

Please ask for further clarifications.

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Rylee

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