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Our dryer does not heat as a result of temporary flooding in basement....is there a pilot light on this model?

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Haven't been pilot lights for a number of years.  it could be a number of things including the ignitor, gas valve or thermal fuse.  i would start with the thermal fuse and then the ignitor..

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