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Maytag DG612 gas dryer does not heat up. what should I check. does a pilot light need to be lit?

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Hello I have a may tag dryer. I am not sure if it has a pilet to lite or not. I looke at the diagrames on the computer an it looks like it has pilet that needs to be lit. the only problem is I did not see a lever that needs to be held down for 60 sec. What it does have is plugs were the lever should be.

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Unplug your unit.You have an ignitor no pilot. Just because they glow they are not good. Do you have a meter and an amp clamp? Test all the limits and thermisters for continuity. If you find one with no continuity it is bad. 

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