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Gas dryer kenmore series80 lites but wom't stay lite

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TheMobilian
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SOURCE: Alantis Gas Dryer MDG7600AWW not staying hot or lit

All you need to do is replace those pesky intermittant coils
aab79a0.jpgI wote a short essay on this problem. To keep from being redundant I have it HERE

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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TheMobilian
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SOURCE: Won't stay lit

You ignitor is working and sensor is working because it will fire up. so those pesky coils are intermittant because they get hot and quit cool off and work some more . replace them
cc8e664.jpgHere is a little ditty I wrote some time ago about this subject
INTERMITTANT COILS

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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SOURCE: maytag dg303 gas dryer

change the flame sensor

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

heatman101
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SOURCE: Maytag Model # LDG510 -

Hi, If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly. if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip.... If you have an electric dryer, you can have many differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat. check out this electric no heat tip...

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Posted on Nov 11, 2010

oldTech2332
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SOURCE: maytag LDG7500AAL dryer ignitor lites

Hello,
Their are 2 possibilities,based on exactly what is happeninh with your dryer.
1) If after the igniter came on,it stay on for 30 seconds to 1 minute and went off,but there was no flame as soon as the igniter went off? IF that is what your seening the coilds that open the gas valve are the problem. They are the 2 pod things on the top of the gas valve one of them has a plug with 2 wires on it,the other has a plug with 3 wires.IF no flame after the igniter went out those coils need to be replaced.

2) If the igniter came on and STAYED on and never went off within 1 minute?
for that since the igniter never turns off. The problem will be the flame switch. Its the black rectangle box mounted to the outside of the burner cone and has 2 wires attached to it.If the igniter did NOT go off the flame switch will be needed

The part numbers are,

GAS VALVE COILS 279834

FLAME SENSOR 338906

The parts could be purchased at your local appliance parts store or online at;
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apdepot.com
repairclinic.com
apwagner.com
midwestapplianceparts.com

I hope i have been able to help you fix your dryer,
GENE

Posted on Aug 18, 2011

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