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Hi i have a whirlpool gas dryer LGR8648LWO and

Hi i have a whirlpool gas dryer LGR8648LWO and there was a paper clogg in vent i cleaned it out and and i have replaced the high limit thermastat when i first turn on dryer the heat glow comes ignites a flame then stays lit for ten min turns off then the glow comes back but it does not reignite and then i smaell gas i do have a thermal fuse but if i install it i cant return it can you tell me should i replace thermal fuse or what else before that? ty

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If your ignitor (glow bar) is glowing that indicates the thermal fuse is okay.

With the symptoms you are describing it is acting more like an air flow issue than a component failure. Make sure your door seal is good, your venting is connected properly and try it again. I would not install the thermal fuse.

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