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I have a 5 year old gas dryer part number MDG5500AWQ that will not stay lit. I have taken the front off and cleaned around all the components then started it. The ignighter lit the gas for about 30 seconds then went out. The dryer then came back on in about 2 min. then out again. The dryer does not seem to stay hot (or even warm) and the cloaths take very long to dry. I also cleaned the exhaust and even disconneced it to see if that helped. Nope. thanks, Bruce O'Brien

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Great job Great service... No more soggy socks! thank you, Bruce O'Brien

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