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My dryer only work for about five minutes and then the flame stop

Hi, I have a maytag gas dryer it only works for about five minutes and then the flame stop working. I checked the voltage to the gas regulator solenoides and I have voltage, but the resistence for onen of them (the 2 contact one )whent up to open loop, and after 10 to 20 minutes it start to work again, this thing drives me crazy because I changed the high limit thermostat two times, and both solenoides and I relocate the vent pipe and still have the same result, any ideas? PLease help me. Thanks William.

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  • rickriddle Nov 29, 2007

    i have a mdg5500aww, it is gas, and 6 years old, it has started to heat up the first time, and not again, unless it is off for some time. A&E, should be B&E, came out and said circuit board, $365. part only. Found one on the internet, with shipping $90.00, and it worked for about a week, then same symptoms, lights the first time, then not again. Watching it, the glow plug works the first time, but never trys a second. Any help?

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Look for a flame detector device that is turning off the oven due to its malfunction. it should be near the flame and it may have wires or tubing.

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