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LG DLE8377NM dryer is working but not heating, cleaned out all the lint and the vent lint, still no heat

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Hi,
If you have a gas dryerLG DLE8377NM dryer is working but not heating - 2_bing.gif.
The most common problem with a gas and no heat is the ignitor going bad...

Here is a tip that I wrote about that problem...

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If your dryer2_bing.gif is electric..
There could be a number of different problems...
Check out this tip that I wrote about this problem...


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3866345-dryer_troubleshooting_electric_dryer_won

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