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NO HEAT REPLACED IGNITOR WORKED FOR 2 MONTHS .NOW BURNER LIGHTS FOR A FEW MINUTES THEN SHUTS DOWN.CAN YOU HELP

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    heat goes on for about 2 min then shuts off. i cleaned out all vents and lint traps and vaccumed out the whole inside of dryer, what do i do?

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Dryer is noy getting hot

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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Either the secondary coil is bad or the flame sensor. more common is the coil

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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