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No heat gas dryer will light up coil and drum will spin. Here a clicking sound but never ignites. Just replaced ignition coil and checked flame sensor and thermostats. Not real sure about the gas regulating valve

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    gas dryer no heat I check the igniter its good I changed the coils on gas valve , I have check the limit switch's all good , I have checked the flame sensor good , the control board makes a small noise sounds like an air leak

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Gas ignites but goes out quickly. Already replaced gas coils.

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You may have a weak igniter. Just because the igniter glows, does not mean it is working properly. The glow bar type igniters are supposed to draw a certain amount of current in order for the gas valve to open. If the current potential is never met, the gas valve will not open. This is a safety feature used to prevent gas flow without ignition. The current readings for the igniters are as follows: Round style glow bar: 2.7 to 3.2 amps Square style glow bar: 3.2 to 3.7 amps If it is reading less than the required amperage, replace it. This may just solve your problem. Let me know if this helps you.

Posted on Sep 08, 2007

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