Gas dryer not heating

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

george From rifle, CO

May 23, 2014

Watched a couple of youtube videos about gas dryer repair.The Igniter, thermo fuse,and thermostat are the common causes of no heat. Ohmed the outlet duct fuse in back of the dryer it had continuity.This usually only opens when the duct is plugged with lint,and overheats. Checked continuity of the igniter. No continuity.Advise to check it first. Removed the igniter,and found the heating element had broken. Replaced igniter,and dryer now heats.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Flat Style Igniter

Part Number: PS373025

In Stock