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Kenmore gas dryer 80 series -Ignites and flame is visible for a few minutes then falmes goes out. Tries to ignite but no flame. After 15-20 minutes of cooling I try again same thing. Starts fine for a few minutes and shuts down.

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You have bad gas coils located on top of the gas valve

Posted on Sep 04, 2010

  • Sal DeAngelo Sep 05, 2010

    also if the dryer is clogged with lint this can happen,try running it with the vent line off the back of the dryer,you need to take the dryer apart,clean out the duct that the lint filter slides into,vac out the cabinet where the motor is,if you have a shop vac put it on blow and blow off the motor and the heating system,next if the vent line is long remove it from the back of the dryer and blow it out with a leaf blower,make sure the outside vent is clear before you blow out the vent line,also i've found on some dryers that were loaded with lint that on the back of the thermostats located on the blower wheel housing had lint stuck to the back of the thermostats and they can't work correctly,just take out the screws,pull them out and clean the lint off them,let me know how you make out

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