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Maytag atlantis gas dryer not heating up

Dryer does not heat up. I have taken vent out and screen out and cleaned out all lint and still no heat.

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  • Kelea Fields Jan 21, 2013

    Does anyone know the part number of the coils for this dryer? I can't seem to figure it out..

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I thank you need a new Heating Element Assembly part # Y308612 here is a image of the Heating Element Assembly

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Posted on Jan 21, 2013

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SOURCE: MAYTAG ATLANTIS GAS DRYER # MDG7600 aww

sounds like you need an igniter

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SOURCE: Maytag Atlantis dryer no heat

The heating element and thermostat are located behind the front panel of the dryer. you will need to remove the door, then the retaining screws. the heater / element is located on the left side as you are facing the front of the dryer and has to sheet meta screws (upper back top / and front bottom) which will need to be removed. the unit has several colored wires for the thermostat and switch. remove these (remember which goes where) and the enitre unit will come out easily.

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Save yourself the repair call and replace the gas coils. They're a $30 part and it takes all of five minutes. Works like a charm.

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SOURCE: I HAVE A MAYTAG ATLANTIS GAS DRYER STOPS HEATING ABOUT 5 MINUTES IN

the flame going out is normal. the heat cycles on and off as called for by the thermostat. If the heat doesn't come back on i would start by changing the gas coils.

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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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