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Heating elements energize then go off after a minute or so

Maytag, every thing else seems fine

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This sounds like an overheating problem.
There is usually a limit device near the elements.
There is also a limit located in the exhaust. If the exhaust air becomes restricted, it takes the heater out of the circuit so it does not burn out or worse.
I would look at this as a possible answer.

Good Luck and hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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