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Gas dryer wont stay lit . does light when first starting, but goes out after about 2 minutes

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Well it is supposed to go out after 2 minutes and go on and off all throughout the cycle. Let me guess: it works goes off then NEVER comes back on? Oopz. LOL That is a common problem and easily remedied. All of the components in the dryer work because when it is cool the fire comes on but when its hot it don't. The problem lies with those pesky operator coils on the gas valve assembly. They get hot and quit then take fifty forevers to cool off and work some more. Seen it gas dryer wont stay lit - e93acf9.jpg

Posted on May 03, 2010

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    You ain't gotta take the whole dang assembly out the dryer or disconnect any gas carrying components, A phillip's head screwdriver is all that is needed to remove the cover, then yank out the coils and unplug them, One has 3 prongs the other has 2 and it won't go in but one way. No wiring or fancy degree in engineerin' to figure this one out. OK ordering them from appliancepartspros they is about 15 bucks US
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