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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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  • Anonymous Jun 18, 2008

    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

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

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When I turn on the dryer, it takes a few minutes before the burner ignites, and will only heat for about 5 minutes then the burner shuts down.


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Aug 02, 2010 | Whirlpool Dryers

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THE BURNER COMES ON AND THEN THE BURNER SHUTS DOWN AFTER A FEW MINUTES. TIMER WORKS FINE, SPINS WITH NO PROBLEM AND HAS BEEN COMPLETELY CLEANED OF LINT.


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Jul 02, 2010 | Whirlpool LGR8648PG Gas Dryer

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I have the Maytag MCG8000AWW gas "drying center", it tumbles but does not have any heat. The burner lights when the cycle is started, and for a few minutes it does heat. Then the humidity indicator changes...


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May 06, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MCG8000AW Gas Dryer

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Whirlpool gas dryer Model #WGD5530SQ0 not heating properly


If your dryer heats when you first turn it on and after a few minutes it does'nt. check the ignitor to see if it is glowing. It should glow bright then you will hear a click and the burner will light. If the ignitor glows bright but you hear a click but no flame and if you watch this for several minutes and this process continues of glow then glow goes out no flame, then you have a bad burner coil. There are 2 black solenoids sitting on top of gas valve. One of them is shorting out after it warms up. Replace both solenoids. You can usually get them as a kit from parts store.

Feb 04, 2010 | Dryers

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Hotpoint nvl333gyoww gas dryer heats for a few minutes, then no heat. Seals appear fine, door latch appears fine, not sure what it could be - suggestions? Thanks.


here are a few reasons that you will get heat for a few min and then no heat.

1. if the vent is cloged, anywhere in the flexable hose to the wall or from the wall to outside. If the vent is cloged the flame in the unit will widen and the thermostat hi limit will shut she burner off untill it cools.
2. The coils for the burner could be bad and will allow the burner to light a couple of cycles and then will get hot and internaly disconect the coil untill it cools down and then will repeat and will get worse over time.

The good news :) The ignitor is good if it lights a flame, If the flame burns for more that 10 sec then the flame switch is mostlikley good. The main valve in most cases will also be good.



Im using Model # NVL333GY0WW

Jan 13, 2010 | Hotpoint NVL333GY Gas Dryer

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Flame shuts down after 5-8 minutes


AFTER THE BURNER SHUTS DOWN THE 1ST TIME IT SHOULD COME BACK ON WITHIN 1 TO 3 MINUTES. WHEN THE BURNER TRIES TO COME BACK ON YOU'LL HEAR A CLICK AND THE GLOW OF THE IGNITOR SHOULD BE VISIBLE. AFTER 30 TO 60 SECONDS IGNITOR SHOULD FADE AND THE BURNER SHOULD FIRE. IF IGNITOR FADES AND BURNER DOES NOT FIRE YOU WILL NEED TO REPLACE BURNER COILS #279834. IF IGNITOR DOES NOT COME ON YOU WILL HAVE A T STAT OR SENSOR ISSUE. SOUNDS LIKE COILS TO ME. HOPE THIS HELPS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTAT ME HUBAPPLIANCE@COMCAST.NET. PLEASE RATE MY RESPONSE.

Jun 23, 2009 | Dryers

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Gas......starts to heat then quits minutes later.


Problem is your gas solenoid coils. When they get worn they will open til they get out then shut. They will need to be replaced.

Part number 279834 replaces for most models.

May 15, 2009 | Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer

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Whirlpool dryer LGR7646EQ3. Burner lights before pushing start.


The heat is regulated with a Klixon mounted next to the blower housing near the vent pipe so it can judge the temperature of the air coming out of the drum.Right next to it is a melting type fuse. If the dryer runs and gets too hot the fuse will melt.But the dryer will still run. So if the fuse is good(continuity) and the dryer control(cycle) thermostat is also good then you should have power going to the gas valve assembly when the machine is running unless the timer is in the no heat or wrinkle free/cool down mode. When the gas valve assembly is energized the flame sensor mounted outside the burner chamber detects the heat from the ignitor. When the heat is very intense then the sensor shuts down the ignitor and that frees up the power so that the coils can be fully energised and open the gas gates. The gas comes out and hits the red hot ignitor and you have ignition. It stays on for maybe 2 or 3 minutes or until the control thermostat is satisfied and shuts down power to the gas valve assembly.
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Dec 15, 2008 | Whirlpool LGR7646E Dryer

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Dryer heat shuts off after a few minutes.


replace the 2 black solenoids on the gas valve ..after heat up they sometimes will go bad and burner will not reignite even though the ignitor glows

Sep 23, 2008 | Dryers

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