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my whirlpool wgd5800swo gas dryer will only light up on the

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my whirlpool wgd5800swo gas dryer will only light up on the first attempt. every time the ignitor comes on after that it will not light. once the dryer is cold again it will light up but only once, until it's cold again.

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Good evening, this is the most common issue in these dryers. your gas valve coils are weak and cant open the valve.

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these are inexpensive and easy to install, heres a link to order them , there around $20.00, http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Gas-Valve-Solenoid/279834/3479?modelNumber=WGD5800SW0?RCAID=1000065 there is a video at that link that shows you how to replace them.

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