Anyway, I switched my meter to AC voltage, and stuck the leads into the connector for the igniter element. When I started the dryer, the voltage jumped up to 28 volts.
My main question is this: when things are working correctly, should that voltage to the igniter element be 120 volts? If 28 volts is the correct amount, then I would assume the igniter is the problem, even though it has continuity. If 28 volts is too low, is it an indication of what part I should look at?
Thanks very much for any advice you can give.