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Matag NeptuneDryer MD5500AWW - intermittent heat - not drying

Maytag Neptune MD5500AWW front load dryer - (purchased 2001) - propane

Heating works only for 5 minutes at beginning of cycle, sometimes more, sometimes less, sometimes it cycles a couple of times but not enough to dry clothes. Similar problem whether using timed dry or sense dry. Checked and cleaned exhaust vent - no problems or blockage.

If we run timed dry for 10 minutes, turn off, run again, and repeat we can get the clothes dry by using multiple cycles. But burner will not cycle throughout a complete dryer run - only the first few minutes of the cycle.

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  • Russ Walicki Mar 02, 2009

    Replaced all 5 possible sensors - moisture sensor bar, flame sensor, hi limit thermostat, thermistor temperature control, and the drying thermostat - to no avail!

    Ended up being the hold coil for the gas valve solenod, 1 of 3 coils used.

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This is joyce
It is as you guessed your sensor. it is usually located in door but some models are in back of machine on inside, go online download document papers go to maytag.com put in model# and then download your model # and it will show you where your sensor is located, it should be simple to replace. I had the same problem with my dryer.
I am glad you said you checked the dryer lines because if these get clogged up they will cause the dryer not to dry the clothes correctley. very smart....if you need me to help let me know.

thanks,

joyce

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