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Kenmore Gas Dryer - cycles but no flame comes on - does not receive voltage to flame sys - only found one open at first sensor to right of fan cage in duct(In-RedWire Out-RedWhtWire with one inch betw terminals) RedWhtOutput line feeds to sensor above flame discharge cover.(have no schm). Had already checked coils, glo-bar, & all other sensors & switches. This line obviously feeds thru to the Flame Thermal Sensor and would interupt the 110vac flowing to flame sys. I do not believe an open here is normal but with no shematic and even less experience I need some help. There are two sensors on this Output Air Duct - one is open & other closed. Dan

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Hi Dan,
It sounds like you have your hands full there. It really sounds like a bad ignitor. Most ignitors will read some continuity even though they will not get hot enought for the flame sensor to open the valves. If you are sure the ignitor is good the flame sensor would have to be the problem. Good Luck and I hope this helped.

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