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Heating problem my dryer doesn't heat up as much and by the end of the load you smell gas coming from the vent

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If you are smelling gas in the house, stop using the dryer, close the shutoff valve on the gas line behind the dryer & call your local gas co to repair it. It may not be a leak, but a problem with the burner lighting properly, but better safe than sorry.

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