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Mde3706ayw Dryer will run for about 10 minutes and then turn off. I have to wait about 30 minutes. I have tested or replaced the thermal fuses. The dryer will run continuously when set on no heat so I don’t think it’s the motor. Could it be a problem with the timer switch? Thanks, Clinton

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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.

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

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