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My Maytag dryer does not get hot. It is about 4 years old and has been working great. Suddenly, it has stopped getting hot. The clothes tumble but there appears to be no heat. Air is blowing out the exhaust vent.

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Sounds like heating coil is burned out which is not uncommon for four years. On Maytag it is usually a relatively simple fix because the front of the dryer is the access pannel for the repair. On mine there were two screws located down low and once removed the front popped off and coil was right there in front. the item can be picked up at an appliance repair supply center. Check the coil before you by because it could also be a defective themmostat but 99% of the time it is the coil.

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