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Electric egnitor for a gas dryer lights but does not stay on

General Electric Gas Dryer will ignite fule for 10-20 seconds but wont stay on

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Gas valve coils
Igniter glows, then shuts off without igniting gas - the problem is probably with defective coils (black, located on top of the gas valve). It is recommended to replace all coils (usually two or three) if found defective.

Note: Sometimes the whole gas valve may be defective, thus not letting the gas out. However, this problem is not common.

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