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Suggested gas coil problem MDG7600AWW

I too have this problem and wish to know which of the two coils you think should be replaced, if only one... the "main - 2 terminal" or the "pilot position - 3 terminal" coil?
Thank you in advance for your reply.

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  • whtchagnnado Jun 16, 2008

    Thanks Guru. I asked because I saw them listed with separate prices for each.

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They come in a package of two, so my suggestion is change them both. If one i shot the other one might not be that far behind.

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