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Just another damb heating problem

OK- 2 nights ago we threw in a load in our whirpool dryer, in the morning it was still running, with no heat- tryed it again the next day and the heat stayed on for about 10 minutes- , I just restarted it and it seems to go through the whole cycle just fine-
any ideas? I seem to have good air flow, not much lint- dont know if it would be the thermal switches- with it working all the sudden.

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Re: just another damb heating problem

On gas dryers there are two coils on the burner assy. (small black cylinder with two wire haness) one opens initially to allow gas for ignition after that the flame sensor will allow the secondary to open for continuous flame i suggest replacing them both

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