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Is there a reset button, on a maytag gas dryer?

The snow blocked my vent, when I turned it on, it was on for about a minute and then shut down.

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    I tryed all that, next is to call repair person.

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Either self resetting or cheack the breaker on the breaker panel on your house (it might have blown this)


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No reset it is a gas safety feature, when the vent was blocked. It should cycle out of it. Once vent is cleared. Like a furnace or any gas appliance the feature is to avoid gas continueing to accumulate. You can try to unplug power to dryer, 5 min plug in and then it should reset just fine. Please if you are worried about anyother possibilities consult a repair person.

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