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Maytag mdg8506aww gas dryer manual

Is there a diagram depicting how the exhaust vent is connected to the inside of the dryer ?

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SOURCE: Maytag dryer does not maintain heat and clothes smell

Check coils on burner assembly. Often when a dryer heats initially and then stops heating a coils has gone bad.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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SOURCE: Trouble with Maytag Legacy gas Dryer

Please provide the model number and I will see if I can figure something out.
It sounds like you have covered the common problems. Usually a motor is the cause for this problem, it gets hot and shuts down until it cools off. I have had some problems with the auto dry controls on the Maytags also.
Are you equiped to do some voltage checks if we need too? This would help in knowing where you have power when it quits.

Posted on Dec 12, 2007

SOURCE: Smell Gas.

you need to clean out you venting is most likely clogged or filling up

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag dryer MDE7400

depending on model, (mechanical timer or electronic timer)

Mechanical dryer timer has a tiny motor to advance it
many times service techs forget to plug in the timer drive motor when they replace the timer switch that it is screwed to
or they replace the switch when the switch is ok, but the motor is bad
Not a solution just something to check
the timer drive motor is a 2inch diameter press formed sheet metal device 1/2 inch thick on the rear of the timer switch
if there are wires hanging off, that is the solution
if there is no hum from the timer motor when you push the start button, replace the timer drive motor

electronic, not had one break yet

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SOURCE: Maytag LDG9334AAE Gas dryer making popping noise from vent

clean clean clean everything, dont let it go to much longer or you will have a fire, and dont ignore this or you regret it... then tell me if it makes the noise

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I have a Maytag dryer (Gas) Model # MDG8506AWW. I changed the ignitor and also the coils on the gas valve, same problem. Ignitor turns on, heats up, gas valve opens burner turns on and then shuts off...


Is their rumbling noise at start up (or was thier in the past) if so the blower wheel itn't turning and its causing the flame to sufficate due to very poor or no air flow , to check if blower wheel is problem remove vent from back of dryer and check for air that should be equal to if not better than that of a box fan you would use in your living room,if good air flow at back of dryer check for blocked or restricted vent,Again very poor air flow will sufficate the flame very quickly

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Too long for clothes to dry.

If you have plenty of heat and no drying you are not getting enough airflow. Try running if both with and without the vent hose connected to see if you have a blockage in the vent system. If not there the you may have a blockage inside the dryer itself. See how much air is coming out the vent it should be pretty forceful. Try vacuuming out everything you can get to from the front and back.
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The dryer ignites but the gas valve does'nt light

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Look in your owner's manual to see the procedures for accessing the vent exhaust and follow your specific instructions. Usally there is an access panel/door at the bottom front of the dryer that will allow you to get inside the vent, etc. Inside that is a surface mounted sensor that does a couple of things; checks for proper air (venting) flow; no excessive dust/lint buildup; and that the ignitor coil has been "lit", etc.

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hi thanks for the question you don't have a problem if you smell the air going out of the house it will have that smell thanks the appliance doc

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Smell Gas.

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