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Gas dryer not maintaining heat. The dryer heats at the start (after rest), and maintains the heat for about 15 minutes. After that, the dryer continues to tumble, but the dial (i.e. control timer knob) never moves if Auto Dry is chosen (the knob does move in Timed Dry.) I did remove the front panel plug & can see the heating elements glowing intermittently after 15 minutes, but there is no flame. The light cycles on & off once (not sure if that's right?) I don't know where the fuse is(even with the repair parts list I can't make it out), but if it heating at all, does that mean the fuse is OK? 70 Series Kenmore/Whirlpool 76722695

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The problem is with the 2 little circular black coils next to the ignitor. They need to energize before the gas valve can open. They tend to get weak over time. I am 100% sure this is your problem. Good luck :)

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