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My GE Dryer, model number Model# DSXH43GV1WW, isn't heating, but is spinning and blowing air just fine. I understand the response that I should check the: 1. Electronic gas ignitor and; 2. The thermocouple sensor may be out of alignment; 3. The automatic gas valve could be suspect; On my model of dryer, there is not a door to remove on the front of the dryer to inspect these items while functioning (or trying to). Is there an inspection panel on the back on the machine? Maybe the louvered panel?

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There should be an inspection plate on the rear of the unit to remove to inspect the duct assy and if operating you should be able to see or hear if gas valve is opening or the sparking of the ignitor

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    daniel hendrickson Sep 27, 2009

    you can remove the whole front cover and still operate the dryer as the drum sits on the frame it only has the felt seal touching the front panel,then you can inspect the above said components

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