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Kenmore gas dryer model number 111.76712693 no heat coil wont light up do you think its the igniter sabrefan29@yahoo.com

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If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.

if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....

If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.

check out this electric no heat tip...


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More assistance below: You will need your model number to access the information.

Model Number Locator Tip
1. A zero in the model number might be the letter O.
2. A lower case L might be a 1.
3. Some models have 3 digits and a period first, like this 555.66666666
Look for an aluminum tag--or a silver and white adhesive label in the locations illustrated below. The model number may be printed or stamped onto the tag and may be printed in different type sizes. NOTE: There may be partial model numbers on marketing stickers or in the owner's manual. These are often incomplete. For best results use the model number from the tag.

1. Parts Breakdown/Disassembly Procedures: http://www.repairclinic.com/Dryer-Gas-Maytag-Style-Appliance-Diagram

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