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This gas dryer works good about 10 minutes but after that, It cools down, My concert is, the samsung front loader needs just the gas coils or the completely gas valve... If somebody can help me will be great...

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You hit the nail right on the head :) Just need to replace the coils they are the cause of your problem. Good Luck!!! Mike

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