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Maytag gas dryer quits, will restart hours later.

I have a maytag gas dryer, ldg8420aww,that will work fine for 20 minutes or more, then just quit and will not restart. it will start fine after setting a couple hours. when it dies, it is as if there is no electric. i have not opened it up but did remove a large amount of lint

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  • jrinaman Oct 18, 2008

    i cleaned a large amount of lint today, including inside motor. found bearings to be tight and oiled. everything turned much easier afterwards but still quits after 20 minutes. when trying to use earlier, the motor maid a humming noise before kicking off. i assume a new motor is needed.

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HI. thanks for your question. the problem you have is with the motor, it gets too hot and cuts out. clean lint on motor and try again thanks the appliance doc. please rank my answer. thanks

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    john gagnon Oct 19, 2008

    yes i would say yes

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