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Amana dryer will not heat up

My dryer when it starts up will heat up but then after a min the flame quits and then just blows cold air. i took the bottom panel off and watched the pilot light up. it appears that continues to cycle about every minute but the main flame will not stay lit. on thing i found to be broke was the termostate. it is broken off. will this be the reason for my dryer to not dry. i looking for common issues so i can trouble shoot this. i have an amana LG8319W2 model. if you can help please do.

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Yes replace the thermostat .Please rate this !

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