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My gas kenmore dryer stopped heating up. But now once in a while it will heat up a little. And the timer setting will move like normal but it won't shut off.

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Hi!! you have bad ignitor coil boosters they sit on top of the gas valve..they are about one inch and round..Good luck..

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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Hi, the timer control the heating commands and, if its not moving(rotating), this will confirm timer failuer. replace it asap.

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