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Maytag dyrer mdg6200aww the heating systwm does not stay on

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  • killdogg420 Apr 16, 2009

    Same dryer but mine has no heat at all... I think it is the ignitor but don't know where it's located... any info would be greatly appreciated.

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Remove the vent from the rear of the dryer.
With no clothes in the dryer and the dryer set for hi heat run the dryer several minutes.
With a accurate thermometer check the exhaust vent temperature.
It should be 135 to 160 degrees.
If it is, you are OK. Just need to clean your vent and connecting tubing.
If not, replace your gas valve coils.

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