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No heat and a clicking noise when trying to light

The dryer stoped making heat so I replaced the igniter put it all back together. Turned gas back on and it worked. I put towels in and it was very short lived with in minutes there was no heat again.
I did check the igniter it is glowing so it wasn't that.
There is a clicking noise or rattle when it is trying to light. I need help

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The problem is the dryer coils are failing. They tend to fail as they heat up. They are inexpensive and easy to replace. There is a video at www.appliancehelponline.com/servicemanual.html that will walk you thru troubleshooting this. It's a different model but the troubleshooting is the same. You can also enter your model 3 for diagrams and illustrations of your specific model.

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