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Maytag performa dryer doesn't fully heat

I have a maytag performa dryer that I have to run a load twice to get it fully dry. It is a gas dryer and it started doing this maybe two months ago. It seems like sometimes it drys fine, but most of the time there is this problem. Any suggestions?

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A couple of suggestions. STOP, be sure the gas it turned off before disconnecting the line. Move it to an open area and check all venting. A good cleaning makes a huge difference. I believe your problem to be the heating coil is on it's way out, "works sometime". Write down the Make, Model, Seriel Number & Year of MFG...someone may ask for it..Check Your local appliance store for price & availablity Easy to replace on most model dryers.
When reattaching the gas line, be safe not to overtighten the coupler. A safe test for leaks is NOT a match... a drop or two of dishsoap around the fittings will bubble if it is not sealed. Good Luck

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