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The gas comes on and heats up for about 30sec than shuts off

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Check for obstructions and heavy lint build up, then clean it out with a vacuum. If this does not cure the problem you will need to take the front off the unit and check the components that regulate the gas. They are the flame detector, high limit switch, and coils. Each should be checked for continuity with an ohm meter. It is not hard to do any of these repairs if you are handy. parts are readily available.

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