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Maytag Gas Dryer MDG3000AWW

I have a Neptune gas dryer. It will light up, but only stays lit for 5-10 seconds. The dryer is still running and I hear a click sound like it is wanting to light again but doesn't. If I stop the dryer, then push the start button, it will light again for the 5-10 seconds. Any idea what part is malfunctioning?

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  • Railprosue Oct 09, 2007

    All the connections seem to be secure. I have cleaned all the dust off. When it lights, the gass flame stays on from 5-20 seconds. How long should the flame stay lit?

  • Railprosue Oct 09, 2007

    How do I check the thermostat? I do not have a web cam.

  • Railprosue Oct 09, 2007

    I found the thermostat and will get a new one tomorrow and try it. Is there any way to tell it is bad before I purchase a new one?

    Also, HOW LONG is the gas flame supposed to be ignited?

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You check all the wirings maybe you have lost contact wirings!

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  • carlos fernandez Jr.
    carlos fernandez Jr. Oct 09, 2007

    did you check the thermostat?

  • carlos fernandez Jr.
    carlos fernandez Jr. Oct 09, 2007

    or sir mam! i wana see your unit in livecam to give you an better instruction!

  • carlos fernandez Jr.
    carlos fernandez Jr. Oct 09, 2007

    maybe your thermostat is defective! you can see the thermostat at the under of the gas flame! a small circular ceramic with metal inside the hole!

  • carlos fernandez Jr.
    carlos fernandez Jr. Oct 09, 2007

    its depend in the rating in the thermostat, the rating is indicated at the thermostat! what how long to ignite! i hope you rate me as solved!

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Mostly the Booster & Holding Coil, Their part number is 3-06106

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