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Hello, My fairly new whirlpool gas dryer does not heat. I replaced the thermal fuse a month ago and the heating problem was resolved, now no heat again, thermal fuse was tested good. The igniter will turn bright orange which then ignites a large blue flame, the flame shuts down 5-10secs later with no heat. Help, joe

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Hello Friend, Your problem is very simple to fix. You're dryer needs a gas valve coil kit. To replace coils just remove front of dryer body and look below drum you will see the gas valve. The valve coils are located on top of valve (two little round black cylinders). It's simple, just remove the two screws from the little metal bracket that holds them down, unplug the wires from them and just lift them straight up off of the valve. Take notice that one has 3 wires and one has 2 wires. Just replace with new coils and plug wires back in and re-fasten metal bracket. Your dryer will run like new. Happy to help, Tim.

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