KitchenAid Gas Dryer not heating

I have a Kitchenaid Gas Dryer model KGYE570BWHI that isn't heating. The flame sensor, igniter and both coils have continuity, but the igniter never glows. I have checked the power coming to gas coils and it appears that the blue wire (listed as 3V) has around 7V and the red wire (listed a 1V) has 0.8 volts. I have not been able to locate the high limit switch yet but I don't believe I would have the 7V at the coils if the High limit switch was open.
Does anyone have any idea what the problem may be?
Thanks in advance,
Mark
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mw snipped-for-privacy@hotmail.com (Mark) wrote in message

Hi,
Checked the thermal fuse? http://www.applianceaid.com/gas_dryer.html#fuse
http://www.repairclinic.com/referral.asp?R 3&N)86 Thermal fuse, on blower housing cover, can not be re-set, must be replaced if is open (no continuity between pins).
http://www.applianceaid.com/gas_dryer.html Some common gas dryer info and tips.

Normally accessed from the back side....on a metal chamber on the right facing from the back.

Sould have 110-120 volts at the coils.
Q - My gas dryer will not heat, what could stop my dryer from heating?
A - Things that could stop a gas dryer from heating:
- glow bar igniter ... - thermal fuse ( not all models ) ... - coil on the gas valve ... - gas valve ... - thermostats ... - motor heat switch ... - timer ... - selector switch ... - sensor ...
jeff. Appliance Repair Aid http://www.applianceaid.com /
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snipped-for-privacy@hotmail.com (jeff) wrote in message

Thanks for the info. I'll pull the unit out from the wall and check the thermal fuse tonight. I was unclear on the voltage to the coils. The schematic had a 7V and 1V designation next to the coil connections so I assumed they were voltages.
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mw snipped-for-privacy@hotmail.com (Mark) wrote in message

I got the dryer out far enough from the wall to remove the back panel and put a meter on the thermal switch. It was an open circuit. I ran a jumper between the two wires that were connected to the switch and I had heat again. Time to get a new thermal switch! If I can't find one locally in the morning I'll give you a call Jeff. Thanks lot for you help.
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(Mark) wrote in message

Glad to hear you got somewhere with it :)
Always a good idea to check/clean/adjust the venting system when ever the thermal fuse lets go!
Thankx for the update!!
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http://www.repairclinic.com/referral.asp?R 3&N)86 Thermal fuse, on blower housing cover, can not be re-set, must be replaced if is open (no continuity between pins).
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