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Flame starts fine, then after first cycle fails to get hot

Same exact problem.
Initial cycle works fine, then after the gas turns off, it never turns back on.
Ignitor get's hot, I hear the click, then nothing.
I suspect the coils also, but wonder why it works the first time.

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You need to relace the saftey valve coils, You can find instructions on this web site. http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/dryer/gdryer/check/gascoil.php Hope this helps...Please feel free to comment again if you have any questions of concerns. Good luck!

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

  • Mike Price
    Mike Price Jun 29, 2009

    Hi, Basically the coils over time get heat damaged and go bad,initially when the dryer first starts up the coils open the valve, as the dryer heats up the coils expand and then short out. the coils will not open the valve there after until they cool down.

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