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Dryer Won’t Heat? Flame Sensor Testing, Troubleshooting

Dryer won’t heat? This video demonstrates how to test a flame sensor on a gas dryer. The flame sensor is a commonly replaced part for a dryer not heating.

Other commonly replaced parts for a dryer that won't heat are:

Thermal fuse
Gas solenoid valve
Dryer igniter
High limit thermostat
Cycling thermostat
Main control board

All of the information provided in this part testing video is applicable to the following brands: Amana, Frigidaire, GE, Kenmore, LG, Maytag, Roper, Samsung and Whirlpool.
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Whirlpool/ Kenmore Dryer with Lint Filter at Door:

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