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Ignitor does not glow

I have a whirlpool gas dryer that doesn't heat. I replaced the ignitor and the sensor and the ignitor still won't glow. I checked out the part and it reads 48 ohms.

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  • tgood93728 Oct 03, 2009

    I bought a brand new ignitor but maybe it is defective, I will check it out. Thank you.

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The flame sensor rarely goes bad
if the ignitor is not glowing
then thats the problem
take an amp reading it shoud be between
2.7 and 3.6 out of that range it will not glow
if your not getting a reading you need to chase your voltage l1 is you most likely culprit

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