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Two problems: 1) Regular/Delcate Automatic Mode: dryer will not shut off (timer seems to make clicking noise every 15 minutes

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Old 03-03-2009, 08:15 PM
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Model Number: LGA60AW   Brand: Amana   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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Two problems: 1) Regular/Delcate Automatic Mode: dryer will not shut off (timer seems to make clicking noise every 15 minutes or so). I few times dryer has stayed on all night working and HOT heat! 2) On Time Dry Mode: dryer will not dry the cloths in one cycle have to run two or three times.


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Most likely the problem is a bad coils on the gas valve (#8 & 12 on the diagram).

- The part number for the coil kit is AP2150379

Here are the break down diagrams and the parts list for the Amana dryer Model LGA60AW

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Thanks Gene

I just replaced the two coills about two or three months ago and ordered them thru your web site.

So you think they are bad already?

I should replace them again?

I was thinking it was the timer on the dial?

Chris
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Chris,

The first thing on the list of suspects is a restricted air flow through the inside and outside vents. I did not mention it in the first reply assuming it was already checked.

Number two on this list are the coils and the timer is the last one (technically and money wise).

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