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Gas dryer stops flame

Gas dryer flame turns 0n for 5sec than goes off

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  • Moebius Jan 02, 2009

    The flame comes on for 5-10 seconds on my Kenmore Series 700. About 45-50 seconds later it will burn again for 6-8 seconds. This goes on for nearly 3 hours before the load is dry. The vent is clear. I'm guessing it must be one of the two thermostats. Either the high-limit one on the burner tube or the internal-bias on the vent near the fuse. Anyone have suggestions on how to figure this out? Or is it something else?

  • Moebius May 11, 2010

    I forgot I attached to another person's initial post. Johnnyboy32's solution may apply to Camali77's problem.

  • Moebius May 11, 2010

    As I mentioned there is nothing blocking the exhaust/vent. The venting is totally clear. I've tried running the dryer with no exhaust tube connected to the back of the dryer and I still get the same results.

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CHECK EXHAUST HOSE KINKED ,, REMOVE HOSE FROM BACK OF DRYER NOW SEE FLAME SHOULD STAY ON ALOT LONGER ,,,BUT REMEMBER ,ITS CARBON MONIXIDE IF THAT PROBLEM CLEAN OUT EXHAUST ,,

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