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Maytag dryer wont shut off

The dryer gets warm and it spins but it takes about 4 hrs. to dry and will not shut off on its own. what can i do to fix this problem it running up my gas bill

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Is it an auto sensor shut off? If so, it may be that your hose is plugged and so actually takes that long to dry the clothes.

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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