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i have a whirlpool dryer 3 yrs old gas. dryer fires runs 5

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i have a whirlpool dryer 3 yrs old gas. dryer fires runs 5 minutes shuts off on limit 3 minutes later attempts to fire ignitor comes on for ten seconds shuts off and continues to do this and never reignites. flue is clear exhaust blower is clear no obstructions and i replaced the thermal window near the ignitor already ????
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 5 years ago.

The hot surface(glowbar) ignitor is the most likely suspect. They wear out and develop minute cracks over time and use. The part number is(NNN) NNN-NNNN and the price is $37.90. You can buy it at

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