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I get a flame that lasts for 5 mins and then it gores out..

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I get a flame...

I get a flame that lasts for 5 mins and then it gores out.. I already replace the gas coils and checked for clogs in the vent. I ran it w/ out the exhaust hose and got the same result

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

1 week

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: HVAC
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10/17/2017
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 9 months ago
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Hi I amCustomer a independent technician, I will assist you with your issue.

Don't forget to rate the 5 star rating AT THE TOP OF PAGE after we are done. this will credit me for assisting you.

What is exact make and model of unit?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Whirlpool lgr7648kq1
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I am not using the phone optionn
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 9 months ago

Thats ok,

now let me check

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HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 9 months ago

OK so thats a gas dryer, it is probably shutting down do to overheating. check the outlet on the outside for lint buildup.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I ran it w/out the hose on it and it still shut the flame down
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 9 months ago

There are temperature limit switchs inside unit around the combustion chamber and vent pasage. Now one of the may be defective.

and would need to be replaced.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
how will I know? can I test them?
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 9 months ago

Live tests while unit running, and using a volt meter and knowledge of it is neccesery to resolve a issue like this.

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HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 9 months ago

Don't forget to rate the 5 star rating AT THE TOP OF PAGE if we are done. this will credit me for assisting you.

Best regards

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HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 9 months ago

I noticed question is still open, if we are done please rate the 5 star rating, this way I will be credited for assisting you.

Best regards

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