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Taakes 8-9 hours to dry a small load

I can see the ignitor lighting up but then it just goes out. I have cleaned the entire gas dryer and all around it. I think its the solenoids or the themostat but how cn i tell which one it is? And couldit be something different and if so what?

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Re: taakes 8-9 hours to dry a small load - GE DBL333GB Gas Dryer Dryers

Replace the gas valve coils.

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