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Is ther a pilot light my roper rgs7648kq2 dryer is not heating up what could the problem be

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All modern gas dryers use a hot surface igniton system(very old dryers had pilots). There could be a problem with the igniter,gas valve, ect. If you remove the bottom cover panel or inspection cap you can check to see if the hot surface igniter starts to glow when dryer is intially started. Just because the igniter does not glow does not mean that the igniter is the problem. There are two gas valves that work in conjunction with the ignition system as a safety(one could be defective). Also make sure that the gas connector at the back of the dryer is not restricted(kinked) and the gas line valve did not get shut off some how.

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I moved and cannot locate the pilot/ignition source on the dryer to relight it.


It's been many, many years since dryers had pilot lights. Look for an igniter that may have gone out. It should be behind a service door.

May 30, 2015 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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Hooked up roper dryer and it's propane everything seems to be hooked up right but won't get hot or even heat up. This is first time ever having to use propane. Any idea what it might be or could have...


1.is the pilot light lite burning.
2. if pilot light light is on ,does the blue flame of the pilot light touch and heat up the thermocouple.
the dryer will not turn on the heat if the pilot flame does not touch and heat up the thermocouple.

3 is the dryer plugged in to the electricity.
4. is the dryer actually getting electricity.
If the dryer has electricity and the pilot flame is touching the thermocouple, then try buying and installing a new thermocouple.

****have you purged the air out of the gas lines so that the dryer is actually geting pure propaine and not just air getting pushed ahead of the propaine.

how old is your dryer, if new, warranty service will trouble shoot & repair for free.

you need to tell us more so that we have some facts to work with. vagueness does not cut it.

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The dryer runs but no heat is there a pilot light inside the back of the dryer


Hi,

If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.


if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....


If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.


check out this electric no heat tip...


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Oct 17, 2010 | Roper Dryers

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Where is the pilot light located


more than likely it doesn't have pilot lite. it has has an ignitor if it not heating that may be bad

Oct 03, 2010 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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Dryer runs but does not heat. It runs continually


If your dryer never quits on its own, then your main selection switch may be bad. Even if the clothes don't dry, the timer should still only run to the end of the cycle and then stop. The problem with the lack of heat could also be caused by a bad timer switch, but that is rare. Usually it is caused by a bad igniter/heat sensor unit. Sometimes you can use a piece of sandpaper and clean the carbon off of the sensor and then it will sense heat when the pilot flame starts, then it will let the gas valve send gas to the main burner. The heat sensor it the part that is in the flame of the pilot light.

Jun 11, 2010 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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How would I check my pilot light?


The spark ignitor needs to be replaced. It automaticly turns on the gas if it works

Apr 01, 2010 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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You may have gotten water in your igniter or pilot light. Put a hair dryer to the areas where the pilot and igniter and burner is so that it can be fried out.

Jan 28, 2009 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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Roeper Gas Dryer not heating


 If your unit has a standing pilot, is the pilot lit?  If not, push the Basso control button and light it according to the instruction sticker.
Next, the main thing you should suspect is the capillary tube.  This thin tube runs from a hollow bolt on the gas control to the gas burner. If defective, it will not allow the unit to light off further.  Remove the tube, take it to the hardware store and get a replacement and install.  If these two items don't fix the unit, get professional help.

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Runs but does not heat


Try removing the jets and clean them out. the pilot may be off center and in need of calibration.

Jul 02, 2008 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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