Question about Amana ALG331RAW Gas Dryer
Dryer heats up for a few minutes then the flame goes out.
We cleaned underneath and got the built up lint out of the way. At first it wouldn't heat at all, then after cleaning the flame ignited , stays lit for a few minutes then goes out.
This dryer is 11 yeas old and has had no problems. repairs, or maintenance.
Look at the gas control box. Inside this box has a valve to open the gas so it can sustain the burner. This valve is control by the voltage of dryer sensor. This thermocouple is near the ignitor.. If this fails, there would be no voltage to open the valve. Here is how it looks like:
Posted on Jan 08, 2010
SOURCE: I HAVE AN AMANA DRYER
Your dryer has an ignitor that lights the flame...
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