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My Kenmore 80 Series dryer heat will turn on one time then won't turn on again. If I unplug then replug it work onetime. I tested continuity thru both safties on burner before and after start and still continuity. Also with the thermal fuse. After the one start I can see glow plug but something is keeping gas valve from opening. Would replacing Thermostat solve this or is there some other problem.

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Check out the gas valve coils. They are located just above the gas valves. When these solenoids are energized, they open the gas valves. They are hard to test and it is best to replace both (all) of them at the same time. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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