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Got an older modle gas dryer running on propane, have a full tank starts up and runs for 1 to 3 cycles than dosen't fire. Ignighter works just dosen't fire up. Shut it down and wait a few minutes and works as discribed before shuting off again. Is it the regulator?

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Are you any issues with any other appliances? (i.e. Water heater, range, oven , furnace) If you are having issues with your regulator(on the propane tank), then other items would be affected also.
If your ignitor is trying to ignite, then you are not getting gas to the burner.

  1. Replace the thermacouple.
  2. If this does not fix the problem, then you are looking at a bad gas valve.

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