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My whirlpool roper gas dryer only burns for 15 seconds. which sensor do I replace?

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Its only supposed to burn 15 seconds. That is normal. It cycles on and off all during the cycle. If it stayed on the thing would burn up. If you mean it works and quits or takes a long long time to come back on then you need to replace the control solenoids. Fell them after a burn. The hot one is the problem. my gas dryer only burns for 15 seconds. which - 58a72fb.jpgpart number 279834
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Note: It is recommended by most dryer manufacturers to replace a hi-limit thermostat when replacing a thermal fuse.

3. Igniter
Igniter may burn out or break. Replace the igniter if found defective.

Note: Igniters are very fragile and break easily. It is recommended to handle the igniter only touching the ceramic part of it (usually white in color).

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Note: It is recommended by most dryer manufacturers to replace a hi-limit thermostat when replacing a thermal fuse.

3. Igniter
Igniter may burn out or break. Replace the igniter if found defective.

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2. Thermal fuse
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Note: Igniters are very fragile and break easily. It is recommended to handle the igniter only touching the ceramic part of it (usually white in color).

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hi keith. yes replace the 2 coils on the gas valve. it will solve the problem. thanks the appliance doc.

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