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Whirlpool gas dryer stops heating....

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I have a Whirlpool gas dryer model # LGR4634JQ0. The dryer works fine and heats up the clothes for a short period of time and then the heat stops working. I also start to hear a buzzing type of sound coming from inside the dryer. If I wait several hours, the heat will work again, but then the same thing happens. I checked the thermostats and thermal fuse and they were fine. Seeing as the heat actually works on occasion, I really wasn't suspect of them. Any ideas?

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Would suspect the coils on top of the gas valve have gotten weak and need to be replaced.

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gotta second Pegi  ... change the coils on the gas valve

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Hello, my buzzing friend. I find myself in distinguished company in joining the chorus of advice directing you to replace the valve coils.

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Just replaced the coils today. The buzzing stopped and the heat works again. Thanks for all the help!

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Cool, we saved another appliance from the black hole.....Thanks for letting us know....;)

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