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It runs but no there is no hot air

Hi, I have a maytag performance gas dryer. It runs but there is no hot air.

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  • Raymond Ramirez
    Raymond Ramirez May 11, 2010

    Are you willing to take the front of the unit off. this is only 4 skrews. I have the same dryer and I fixed it myself.... this was the same issue. This maybe either the gas solenoid or the igniter bar.

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The first thing you want to make sure is that the igniter is working, remove the orfice on the front of the dryer, an start the dryer cycle, it should glow if it doesn't then you have a bad igniter, if the igniter glows an you have no heat (at all) you want to check the thermalfuse onthe dryer, check for continuity with a voltage tester it it beeps means is ok , if it doesn't pass current replace it,
if you get partial heat only then it would look into the coils, the 2 coils are inside on the front of the unit. coils are replace for the most when your dryer takes a longer cycle meaning it takes longer to dry or finishes an clothing still damp.

good luck.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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