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Hi Folks. Maytag gas drier. Does it matter if I install the new cycling thermostat I purchased 180 degrees wrong? There are no marks to tell me which side goes up.

The drier model number is MDG4000BWW. The cycling thermostat is Whirlpool part number 3387134. And as I said, I have no idea which is the top. It can go in 2 ways.

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You shouldn't have any problem.

Posted on Dec 17, 2016

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  • Plin Manoni Dec 18, 2016

    thanks for your answer,,the reason I ask is the flame stays on for the whole time the dryer runs.I figured the cycling thermostat would cycle the flame on and off but it doesn't. Since I don't have anything to judge it against I am not sure if this is normal and the machine is working as designed. Before I changed the 2 solenoids and the cycling thermostat I had the opposite issue, thing cycled on and off constantly and the clothes took forever to dry.

  • Merle Evans
    Merle Evans Dec 19, 2016

    IT IS WORKING AS IT SHOULD THEN. HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS!

  • Plin Manoni Dec 24, 2016

    Merle, I guess you're right. Clothes are drying and the machine isn't over heating..Also, I heated up the stats and watched the Ohm Meter, working as designed. Thanks Merle and have a Merry Christmas.

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