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Gas dryer my kenmore dryer will start heats up but turns off after 2 min.

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  • Anonymous Sep 29, 2008

    i have the same exact problem i was wondering if it is a rollout or limit switch

  • prhoadsrdh1 Nov 30, 2008

    My dryer goes for a few mimutes, heats up, then turns off. When I try to start it again right away, it makes a clicking noise but won't start. After a rest period, it will start again making a thumping nois that gets louder, the it quits again. I have been able to check the belt and it seems tight but don't know how to access the rollers. You had told on cujstomer that it was the coil at the gas line. Do you think this is the same thing and how do I repair it?

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    my kenmore dryer starts up heat up then flame goes out after 2 min.

    I have replaceed the two coils and the thermaul fuse.

    What know PLEASE HELP.





    Wits end





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Hi. thanks for the question. the problem is with the coils, at the gas valve. 2 round solenoids .1 with 2 wires to it. 1 with 3 wires to it. replace them . thanks te appliance doc

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