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I have a whirlpoll LGR4634EQ2 dryer that isn't getting hot. The drum is turning I have changed the ignitor and that didn't work. Still not heat I still don't see any glow when looking at the iginitor assembly. I also only here one click when I start the dryer on the high heat cycle. What else should I do?

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  • courtj Jun 30, 2009

    Thanks.If that doesn't fix the problem what else might it be?

  • courtj Jun 30, 2009

    I don't know if you recevied my reply but if relpacing the hermal fuse still doesn't fix the problem, what would be the next step?

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Boss. let me help u..

  • First test is to remove the cover where the plug connects to the dryer and test the two outside terminals for A/C voltage.with a voltage metre..n see if its right as per manual.
  • Also check if the gas is on. Both at the dryer and at the meter or propane tank or supply line from the tank. If there are other gas appliances in the home and those appliances work, the gas is on. If not, the gas is off.
  • Read this: http://fixitnow.com/2003/10/appliance-tip-of-day-ultimate-dryer.htm
  • Run the dryer with the vent completely disconnected and see if the overheating changes.
  • Next place to check is the venting systems exhaust hoods internal flapper. May be stuck closed for some reason. If the flapper is not able to open and close freely, correct the cause of that problem.If there is no front burner access door, remove the bottom back panel and turn the dryer on. Observe the hot surface ignitor. (HSI) The HSI should begin glowing when dryer is turned on and all the control panel selections are set correctly. Meaning not in the "air fluff" or "no heat" selections.

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Thermal fuseOn many dryers, there's a thermal fuse mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse--which is about an inch long--is usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing. If the fuse has blown, you need to replace it. (You can't re-set it.)

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