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It is a Maytag PYG2300AWW (gas). It starts up and works fine for a while then the heat cuts out and the burner doesn't relight until you shut it off and let it sit for a while then does the same thing. I had it apart and did a thorough cleaning but that didn't help. Any suggestions what to check? Thanks, Eldon

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You have bad gas coils if the heat cuts out and then won't relight

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