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My whirlpool gas dryer is no longer heating. Could it be a fuse? Or more likely an elelment?

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Gas dryer does not have an element
it could be the one of the thermal fuses that has gone bad as well as the ignitor. if the ignitor is not pulling enough current it will not open the gas valve in order to light the gas.

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