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I have a Performa Maytag dryer and the hot air stopped working. When we pulled it out to troubleshoot, we found a lot of lint and a bird (dead). Didn't seem like he'd been there long, but after thouroughly cleaning it out and replacing the duct for hygenic purposes, we still can't get it to work...is it possible theres a pilot light and if so, where can we find it? thanks! Marie and Ryan.

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  • marie_hirsch Sep 27, 2009

    It's model# PYGT2444AWW

  • marie_hirsch Sep 27, 2009

    Are you still there?

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Marie? What is your model number?

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

  • steve
    steve Sep 28, 2009

    Check the glow bar ignitor at the gas valve,is it working. If not,replace the glow bar ignitor. If the glow bar ignitor is working,replace the gas valve coils.

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