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The gas maytag neptune intellidry gas dryer does not dry clothes. It does not have enough heat. It will take about 5 cycles to dry 1 load.

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    Maytag Neptune dryer making horrible clanking sound when rotating eith burnt smell when this started then shortly after the clanking sound went away it would heat up and then shut itself off before clothes were dry

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How do i set this dryer to dry my clothes??? what is the right setting?? should i use the time dry setting or the more dry/less dry setting?? Clothes never dry???????????????????????????????????????????????????????

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this is joyce
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