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Dryer heats up but heat turns off after 5-10minutes. dryer still runs. If the dryer is unplugged and plugged back in it will heat up for 5-10 minutes and heat shuts off during the cycle again.

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  • James Smith
    James Smith Jan 01, 2013

    model number MGD6800AWW

  • Charlie Lapinski Feb 08, 2013

    did Shelby Gemsamer helped you a lot or not at all

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Warning! To avoid personal injury or even death, always disconnect your appliance from its power source--that is, unplug it or break the connection at the circuit breaker or fuse box--before you do any troubleshooting or repair work on your appliance. Also, because some components may have sharp edges, use caution while working on your appliance.

This link, http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SmartSearch.aspx, provides exploded view imagery, belt routing diagrams, parts imagery and function, parts ordering and shipping information, error code details, just about anything you need to get your appliance up and running again. Just follow the links to navigate through the site.

You will need to enter the model number stamped on the manufacturers product information data tag, located on the unit, and not in the User’s Manual. to access your product information.


Here are some common solutions to help resolve the issue with your appliance. Clicking on the underlined links will take you directly to that page.

If your dryer doesn't heat properly, check this: Venting restriction: Disconnect the dryer temporarily from the vent. If the flame stays on for a longer period, you may have an air flow obstruction to the outside. Gas valve coils Watch the igniter. Does it glow bright orange, then shut off without igniting the gas? (When the gas ignites there's a large blue flame.) If so, there may be defective coils on the gas valve. Mounted on the top of modern gas valves, there are black electrical coils. The coils, when energized, open the gas valve. If one or more of the coils are defective, the valve doesn't open and the gas cannot ignite. Because it's often difficult to properly test the coils, it's usually best to replace both (all) of them at the same time. Also, in your case, the coils may work fine initially, but heat build up can cause the coil(s) to malfunction and when they cool down will work again.
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This link will help you with disassembly and diagnostics diagrams.
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Posted on Jul 09, 2008

TheMobilian
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SOURCE: gas dryer maytag MDG 7600 AWW Heats - then shuts off

Replace the coils READ THIS!!!

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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GAS DRYER WORK FOR MINUTES AND THAN STOPS!

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

Healeyman
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SOURCE: maytag atlantis gas dryer, will start, heat up but then no heat

Try running it with the vent disconnected and feel the air coming out of the dryer. It should have good flow. If it dries good, your pipe may be clogged.

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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If ignitor continues to cycle on and off like normal but no flame, coils on gas valve are bad.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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