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LG Dryer Doesn't Heat

DLG2051W

The 6 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Dryer doesn't heat are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Dryer Igniter - Part # 1266860 Mfg Part # 5318EL3001A

Dryer Igniter

RepairClinic Item # 1266860

If the dryer doesn't heat, the igniter might be burned out. Check the igniter for continuity with an ohm meter. Dryer igniters burn out over time, similar to a light bulb.

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Flame Sensor - Part # 1268234 Mfg Part # 6501EL3001A

Flame Sensor

RepairClinic Item # 1268234

Gas dryers have a flame sensor to detect the heat given off by the flame. If the dryer doesn't heat, the flame sensor might be defective. Check the flame sensor for continuity. This is not as common as a burned out igniter or thermal fuse.

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High Limit Thermostat - Part # 1268364 Mfg Part # 6931EL3002A

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1268364

Although not common, if the dryer doesn't heat the high limit thermostat can be defective. It can be checked for continuity. If the thermostat is "open" the dryer doesn't heat.

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High Limit Thermostat - Part # 1268365 Mfg Part # 6931EL3003C

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1268365

Although not common, if the dryer doesn't heat the high limit thermostat can be defective. It can be checked for continuity. If the thermostat is "open" the dryer doesn't heat.

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High Limit Thermostat - Part # 1268367 Mfg Part # 6931EL3004B

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1268367

Although not common, if the dryer doesn't heat the high limit thermostat can be defective. It can be checked for continuity. If the thermostat is "open" the dryer doesn't heat.

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Main Control Board - Part # 1369219 Mfg Part # EBR36858802

Main Control Board

RepairClinic Item # 1369219

The main control board is normally not at fault when the dryer doesn't heat. Check all of the other components in this troubleshooting guide before replacing the main control board. The main control board cannot be tested easily and must be replaced if it is defective.

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