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I have a Whirlpool Imperial Gas Dryer (Model:LGN2000.JQ0) where the heat will intermittantly go on or stay off. Can you let me know what would cause that?

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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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