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Maytag dg713 dryer is no longer lighting? Wondering if it involves what tells the coil to light or if the coil itself needs to be replace?

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The timer runs a hot leg over to the control themostat and then through a centrifugal switch on the motor over to a fuse on the blower housing and into the gas assembly itself. When power is applied the ignitor gets real hot 1800F. The sensor is also in the same circuit as the ignitor and the gas operator coils. The coils won't yank open the gas till that ignitor goes out because it is hogging most all the juice. The sensor kicks out and kills the ignitor, both drop out of th circuit. That unleases the amps to them coils which yank up the gates and let the gas go flowing out to that hotazz ignitor. Kawooosh!!! Houston we has ignition.

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