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Kenmore elite gas dryer won't fire up

Everything on the dryer works but won't ignite and fire up. replaced the sensor and it fired up with flame. tried it a couple of times, worked fine, started drying clothes, same problem, no igniting, no flame. new sensor worked for a short time, now nothing again. why did it work a couple of times, and is the ignitor bad, or what caused it to stop working,?

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Replace the coils on burner valve ..they will fail sometimes after initial heat up both are in kit change both

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Does the ignition glow when you start the dryer? if so you have power to gas valve and ignition system. if not you may have an open thermostat or thermalfuse.

If the ignitor just sits there and glows all day, you have other problems, It could be a gas valve, or ignitor sensor.





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