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Flame will come on for about 1 minute then go out. then will periodicaly go on and off takes forever to dry a load

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Possible clogged venting. Try running without vent attached to see if it improves and let me know. I cannot see your repyl due to some tech issue w/ the site, so it may be a day or so before I can reply again. Please leave feedback for me if appropriate. Thanks

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