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NO HEAT DRYER WORKS BUT WONT HEAT UP TO DRY CLOTHES IS IT THE COIL OR IGNITOR

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If ignitor glows probably coils if no glow possible thermal fuse usually located on blower housing ..short white object

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take the front panel off.
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be very careful not to touch any wires while you are doing this
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