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Maytag gas dryer not heating up.

My Maytag gas dryer will not heatr up. It is barely warm. What parts do I check?

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  • jlorraine-ne Dec 02, 2008

    my maytag neptune gas dryer does not heat up

  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2009

    Hi, I have a Maytag gas dryer the drum turns but it will not get hot. I took the front off and no flame and I don't hear or feel and thing from the valve. The ignitor does not come on either. Can you help, I have been in maintenance for 25 years. Thanks, Sim

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Check the gas or have the gas company check it ... also check the igniter. if it does not glow bright it will not open the valve...

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