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Burner comes on, but doesn't stay lit

I have replaced the coils, but the burner won't light. The ignitor does light, but won't ignite the gas. Could the new coils be bad? or what do you suggest? Thank you!

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  • chrisnmiss83 Dec 22, 2008

    Radiant heat sensor was replaced with a new one already. Blew out window also. Still not working.

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Most likely to be the falme sensor. Its attatched to the flame tunnel. Has a little window on it. First just try cleaning the window. The sensor sends signal to the coils to open and allow gas to the burner. Mat have to replace the sensor. Easy and inexpensive. Dave www.washermd.com

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