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DG512 igniter lights for 10 seconds and then the igniter goes out while the dryer continues to rotate. Gas does not come on.

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Check your venting. Make sure you have good air flow. If the vent is clear you either have a coil on the gas valve bad (they come in a set of 2) replace both, or a timer issue. The gas valve is located in the front of the unit usually under an access door.

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You said, upon starting my Kenmore gas dryer the igniter glows and the gas ignites, but the gas goes out after 15 or 20 seconds - clothes don't dry.

This means either the igniter is bad and not getting hot enough to make the gas continue to release completely and stay open, so it shut off.
or you have a bad gas module.
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Needs to be diagnosed hands on at your location .



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