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Dryer doesn't dry (flame cuts out)

Dryer doesn't dry and clothes aren't warm after cycle. I took off front cover and observed that flame comes on, but then cuts out a minute or two after starting. Airflow/venting not problem, since I disconnected vent and felt solid air flow.

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279834 is the part number for the 2 coils ( kit ) which mount on the burner . Only 2 screws hold the coil retainer . One coil is opening ( shorting ) after it gets warm . Replaceing both will solve the problem . Easily replaceable .

Posted on May 29, 2010

  • ohyeawhosthe Aug 18, 2010

    dumb question
    My dryer is doing the same thing..when i olm out the coils they read good per factory readings??can they read good and still be weak? dryer burns for 10 seconds and flame drops out..then tries again in about 1 minute..i have checked every single device and they all test good...my dryer is model mdg6700 but looks to have same parts as the 9700

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Mdg9700aww Gas Dryer will not dry clothes, also need to know how to take this front load apart to check it

Posted on Jun 20, 2010

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