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Won't heat where is the fuse? the ignitor isn't glowing, i've been told to jump the fuse. if it glows with the fuse replaced, fixed...if not, can i even get to the ignitor myself? i can't see it after opening the back and top. i only have a small square in front to peek into. front doesn't open.

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No need to jump the fuse just check it for coninuity if none replace it. It could be several other things thermal fuse, thermal cut out, hi limit thermostat, dryer coils, heat sensor,or igniter. All of these parts are inexpensive and easy to test and replace.There is a video at t http://appliancehelponline.com/gdryertroublevideo.html his will walk you thru the troubleshooting of these components. It may be a different model but the troubleshooting will be the same.You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations. All parts come with installation instructions. Not all models are available. If you need help disassembling your machine there are videos of this also for most styles.

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