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Check dryer door switch. Most common failure.

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Best to contact the manufacturer or an appliance repair service. This is a car forum and we wouldn't have knowledge on you gas dryer.

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Go to and enter WDL5490. With luck, you will be presented with a list of common replacement parts/assemblies and may be able to view a generic Hotpoint video showing disassembly with part/assembly identification.

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There should be a wiring diagram inside console where timer and switches are.

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Some thermostats such a cycling thermostat are resettable and automatically cycle on and off based on your temperature setting choices. Others such as a thermal fuse are not resettable and will blow if dryer gets to hot. That type has to be replaced after determining and correcting why it overheated.

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If it uses a pilot light check to see if it is lit. If no pilot the electric starter is probably bad. If no pilot does it make light buzzing as it is trying to start, if not the starter is bad.

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Maybe the things you are trying to dry are really soaking and it overloads the machine; have you tried hanging them up first to drip?

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