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When I start the dryer in either auto or timer mode the burner starts and the heat comes on. It will run for awhile with heat and then the burner will shut off. The dryer continues to spin but no heat is being put in. I replaced the high limit thermostat and the operating stat. The thermal non resetable fuse is okay.

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With the limited information you gave I will assume this is a gas dryer that the flame starts for a minute or so and then shuts off. This problem is going to be your safety valve coils...basically they get old and over time of heating then cooling develop a short when they heat up...It may appear the gas lights to start but then goes out until the safety valve coils cool back down. Here is a picture of the coils When I start the dryer in either auto or timer - 57d5263.jpgThis The coils are mounted to the gas safety valve, This should solve your problem. Hope this helps, Please feel free to comment again if you have any further questions or concerns. Good Luck! Mike

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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