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My dryer runs and sounds fine but has no heat. there is no pilot. What do i need to replace?

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It doesn't have a pilot light,it has an igniter that can open and then won't glow to ignite the gas,.or it can be the thermal safety fuse or the heat cycling thermostat on the blower housing thats open or any of the thermostats on the burner tube bad,the flame sensor on this tube also,or even the gas valve coils on the gas valve body could be bad,sounds more like the thermal fuse if you get no ignition at all

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Here is a video to walk you thru the diagnosing and repair for your dryer.



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