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Old 09-15-2008, 08:57 AM
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Gas dryer heats up initially when set on each of the three available temp settings then does not get hot again regardless of cycle selection. Air flow is good and ducts are clean. I have printed out the diagrams and parts listings. After reading existing posts, it seems it might be a coil problem. The drawings and parts lists don't show coils separate from the gas valve assembly. Are they available separately? Is there something else I should check first? Any suggestions would be appreciated! Thanks!!


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Old 09-15-2008, 09:54 AM
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Your gas solenoids (coils) are most likely your problem. They are available separately. There are two, a primary and secondary coil, replace both.
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Thanks for the response. Any idea what the part number would be?
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12001349 this is it.
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You also can find it here: AP2150379 and you can have them next day.

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Replaced the gas solenoids and it works fine again. Thanks for the help!!!!
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We're glad you were able to fix it.

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