Question about Maytag Dryers
We replace the flame sensor and the flame turns on but the dryer does not stay hot
Replace the gas valve coils on the top of the gas valve they get weak from the heat and can't keep the gas valve open
Posted on Jan 12, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
since you know your stuff and our exhaust is clear correct,,,change your gas vavle coils ..if weak they will shut unit down in a couple of mintues..
Posted on Dec 30, 2008
SOURCE: maytag gas dryer not heating
You may want to disconnect the vent from the back of the dryer and try it. Flame rollback will cycle the burner off by the high limit.
Considering what you have already done to it, if the problem still exists you probably have bad coils on the gas valve. make sure you replace them as a set.
The thermal fuse is a one time device. If it opens, the burner will not come on at all.
Posted on Apr 29, 2009
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If you can reach the flame sensor through the gas burner access (if so equipped / depending on model) it is even better because you don't have to open the dryer up.
Just note there are 2 types of flame sensor out there. One has 2 terminals and one has 3 terminals. the links below are for the 2 terminal flame sensor.
Sources to purchase the flame sensor:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com and enter part number 338906 search top of page
Video on how to replace the flame sensor
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