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No heat on Gas Dryer

So i just installed a new motherboard! and now the dryer wont create heat! do i need to reset the new motherboard? when i plug it in, it will flash a code "P7" for about 5 minutes. what does this mean? i check all the manuals but nothing shows this code.

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Re: No heat on Gas Dryer

P7 maybe the software version of the motherboard why did you replace the mother board

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