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My dryer does not heat up properly. I have cleaned the vent. I have changed the high limit thermostat. I see the inginiter light up and flame comes on. After 8 to 16 seconds the flame turns off. After 40 seconds inginiter comes back on and at 52 seconds, flame comes back on. After 8 seconds the flame goes off. I have by pass the high limit thermostat by connecting the purple and red wires together. The flame stays on. That's the reason I changed the high limit thermostat but did not fix problem. Should I change the other thermostat installed on top of the duct from drum. Or should I do something else. Thank you for your insight.

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Replace the 2 coils on the burner valve . That will take care of the problem . Stop wasting money replaceing unnessary parts .

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