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Bob L Your Appl Pal, Home Appliance Tech
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My Atlantis Dryer starts the pilot flame ignites but extinguishes

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My Atlantis Dryer starts the pilot flame ignites but extinguishes after about 30 seconds and does not relight. Changed the flame sensor ...di not fix the problem
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 6 years ago.
Hi....Bob here... I see you are having a problem with your dryer....The gas coils would need to be replaced...What you are explaining is a indication of a weak coil...The dryer will heat..The flame will expire...After a few seconds the igniter will come on..But no flame....
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 6 years ago.
This will surely fix your problem..Very common..Also once you use the accept option please stop by and leave some feedback for my time helping you today...Thanks Bob
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I ordered the part and will install tomorrow. Will advise then.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Changed coil packs picked them up locally still same issue.
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 6 years ago.
Does the igniter come back on after it shuts down the first time..?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
No the igniter just glows on inital start up.
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 6 years ago.
Ok good..IF the igniter does not come back on then replace the cycling thermostat.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
ok I will try that.
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 6 years ago.
Great.Let me know what happens...Thanks Bob
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Still the same issue . I am going to hire a repair service. I cannot afford to gamble on any more parts.
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 6 years ago.
You did say that once the flame goes off...The igniter then comes back on but the flame does not light..?
Expert:  Bob L Your Appl Pal replied 6 years ago.
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