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Maytag dryer turns on, the heating element glows, but the gas won't kick in. The drum turns but the fire won't start.

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I would suspect faulty gas valve coils. These electrical coils are above the gas valves and when energized, these solenoids open the gas valves and permit gas flow to the burner. If faulty there is no gas flow and the burner cannot light. It is recommended that if any are suspected of being faulty that both (all) be replaced at the same time and will most likely come from the part supplier as a set. Really sorry for your trouble and I hope this helped. Best wishes.

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If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.



if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....



If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.



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