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MY DRYER IS NOT LIGHTING SO THE CLOTHES WILL NOT DRY....IT IS A KENMORE SMARTHEAT HE4 QUIET PACK .......

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I have this same exact dryer and the problem was the "non-resettable thermal fuse" and the "high limit thermostat". Replaced them both myself (pretty easy to do) and for about $40, I was back in business.

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Hi,
If you have a gas dryerMY DRYER IS NOT LIGHTING SO THE CLOTHES WILL NOT - 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 electric2_bing.gif..
There could be a number of different problems...
Check out this tip that I wrote about this problem...


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