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Whirpool dryer 6 year old heat only few minutes and then burner turn off by itself but dryer keep runing without heat. this is a gas dryer. can u help me which part i need to change? thanks

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This is most likely to be the 2 coils on the gas valve. When the coils weaken over a period of time they tend to allow the gas come on for a few moments and then the gas valve shut ending the flame.
The part number is 5303931775 and by clicking the part number it will take you to where you can find the set.
Let me know if I can help if you run into more problems and I will help get your dryer going, Thanks Sea Breeze

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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    John Tripp Jul 31, 2009

    Here is where the coils are located. Your dryer is gas and has no element. It does have an igniter but because yours is gas it will light and the igniter is good.

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    John Tripp Jul 31, 2009

    Thank You Very much for your Rate! Again if for any reason you need my assistance you may contact me at Thanks, Sea Breeze


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Where do you live? Sounds like you need a new element

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