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My Maytag gas dryer is not heating correctly. It gets warm, but takes several cycles to dry even small loads.

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  • mmrc4c May 12, 2009

    I cleaned everything thoroughly and still have the same problem! As far as the air situation, I have had this dryer in the same location for 5 years, and this is the first time I've had this issue. Thank you very much for your assistance.

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If you have'nt done it yet, my first suggestion would be to have the vent on the dryer (inside the dryer all the way to the fan chamber) and the dryer vent pipe to the outside thoroughly cleaned.
That is leading cause for dryers not drying completely.
Also, has the dryer always been a bit slow to dry cloths? If so, try leaving a window open the next time and see if it makes a difference. Some houses are sealed so tight, the dryer can't get enough air. A typical dryer will use up to 200 cu/ft of air per minute when drying. If there is not sufficient air, the cloths take longer to dry.
Good luck, let me know.
Regards,

Posted on May 12, 2009

  • Bruce Bracey
    Bruce Bracey May 13, 2009

    Did you remove the vent fan cover and clean it out?

    Let me know.

    Regards,

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