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Maytag Epic gas dryer won't get hot

Takes hours (literally) to dry a load of towels. Sensor timer never gets to zero. Goes down to 5 minutes and then jumps to 51 minutes or 99 minutes, apparently "sensing" just how wet everything is.

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  • palmedward Feb 08, 2009

    Maytag EPICz gas dryer isn't drying using the sensor feature, not even close. Just had it delivered last week (1/31/09). Using the timed side is OK, but we spent the extra money for this unit expecting that the sensor feature would prevent shrinkage, etc. The Sensor dry choices just haven't worked at all after about 10 loads, using different sensor settings, etc. Anyone else have this issue?

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    Maytag Epic Z (electric) won't dry. Acts like it is, but no heat and things are wet. Sensor counts down and then jumps to 99 and begins again.

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the vent that takes the air from the dryer out of the house is clogged. not the part right behind the dryer but from where it goes into the wall to where it leaves the house needs to be cleaned. when the air cant leave the dryer at normal speed it takes for ever to dry a load of clothes

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try replacing the solenoids/coils.

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There is a cheap PDF repair manual on eBay for this model. It is item number 200258764242.

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Not too familliar with the gas temp either, but you should definitely take your lint filter out and clean it with soap and water. If you use dryer sheets, they can leave a clear film on your filter and it can be just as bad as a filter full of lint. Try this out, if it works, clean your filter periodically with soap and water to remove the chemical buildup.

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Has air flow problem, check to make sure the vent going to the outside is not blocked. If it isnt, you should be able to take off back cover of dryer. Should be a duct that air goes through, take it apart and make sure there is no lint in bottom of it. I had the same problem and that fixed it.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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