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Old 04-30-2009, 07:08 PM
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My gas dryer is not heating staying lit long enough? I had the back off and could see it will ignite for maybe a few mins. It does'nt light right away just whenever? Is this the coils or what

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Most likely your coils need to be replaced as they have difficulty holding the valves open as they age. The usual symptom is ignition at the very beginning of a cycle, then nothing until the dryer is shut off and allowed to cool. If this is what you are experiencing, then the coils should do the trick.
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From what I've seen is it does'nt always light up right away. It came on after a few mins, then did the same thing after a while.
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You could be dealing with a gas problem, but odds have it that it is the coils (AP2150379) causing the problem. Given the age of your dryer, if they have never been changed, I would start there before looking at other items in the burner assembly.
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