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MGDB400VQ gas dryer will not heat? Does not dry

MGDB400VQ gas dryer will not heat? Does not dry clothes? Any suggestions?

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Check for 1 leg of 240 volts input power missing,if you have power then either the hi-limit switch,thermal fuse,or the heating element is open

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