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Frigidaire gas dryer, burner lights but gets shut off immediately

I have a Frigidaire Gas dryer, model FSG748GF. It basically has stopped drying clothes. I checked all the venting which is clear. Opened the dryer up and found that the burner lights up fine and produces a good flame, but after about 10 seconds the burner shuts off, but the drier keeps spinning. Almost as if a sensor has told it that the cycle is done or that it is too hot. If I then open the dryer door to stop the cycle and then immediately turn the dryer back on, the ignitor gets red hot, but then just fades and the burner doesn't light. If I wait a couple minutes, I can then repeat the cycle above. Any ideas as to what part is malfunctioning? Thanks in advance. dryer lights , stays on for about 30 seconds then flame dies checked thermostat on drumb and it has no continuity when flame quits continuity when cold seems to be free of lint

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Ckd coils on burner /valve they are probably breaking down..be sure you have good gas supply sounds almost like low or no gas pressure but believe you'll find coils bad

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