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Roper gas dryer not heating

My gas dryer first started taking more cycles to dry the load, but was still heating. Now I am getting no heat at all. Everything else is working fine. Still tumbles and shuts off after cycle. What do you think?

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  • JMD2219 Aug 26, 2008

    Thanks for your response, but that was the first thing I checked. I am in the service industry, just not for dryers. I was able to remove the the plastic cap on the front of the dryer, and I could not see the igniter lighting up. Not sure where to go from here.

  • David R. Johnson Jan 13, 2009

    Davidrj42, My roper gas dryer is not getting any heat. I have checked the vent and it does not seem to be clogged. Is there any other thing that I should check.

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DEAR FRIEND,
ngfam1 here for you!
I am happy to be of assistance!

CHECK THE LINT FILTER IS CLEAN AND CLEAN IT AFTER EVERY LOAD1
BUT IF THE VENT THAT LEADS OUTSIDE IS CLOGGED IT MAY CAUSE THIS .
IN THE OUTSIDE OF THE HOUSE THERE IS USUALLY A SCREEN AT THE VENT POINT THAT STOPS ANIMALS FROM ENTERING THIS VENT. GO LOOK AND CHECK THAT IT'S CLEAR AND FREE OF WADES OF LINT THAT MAY BE BLOCKING THE AIR OUT FLOW.
THIS WOULD STOP IT FORM DRYING AND GETTING HOT ENOUGH TO DO THE JOB! IF THERE IS A DOOR THAT FLAPS OPEN OUT SIDE AT THIS SAME LOCATION WHEN THE DRYER GOES ON, CHECK THAT IT IS HANGING LOOSELY AND NOT STUCK CLOSED!
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  • Neil
    Neil Aug 26, 2008

    I think you should let the other guy fix it!!
    really!


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