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My heating element in my Amana dryer will heat up for a few seconds, but then goes back out. What should I do?

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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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These are pretty simple to fix. Take the service panel off and check the heater elementthemobilian_1392.jpg
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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....



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check out this electric no heat tip...


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