Question about Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer
I have replaced the radiant heat sensor and thermal fuse on blower housing and the cycling thermostat and problem still is happening.
Thanks for using FixYa. As you have already checked and replaced the radiant sensor and thermal fuse. I’ll suggest you to check and see if you have 110 volts coming to the gas valve at this type of a connector. If you have voltage, then unplug the dryer and check the following parts. Some dryers have 3 coils instead of the 2 coils. If you do not have voltage coming to the burner, then you will need to check the timer contacts that feed the gas burner, hi limit thermostat, operating thermostats, the safety switch on the motor, and any other point that you can see on your wiring diagram picture that feeds voltage to the burner. The coils on the gas valve are very bad for working once or twice and then quitting. If you find a open circuit on one of the gas coils, replace them all = less problems later on. If the glow coil does not work (get red), check it with a ohm meter for continuity. Inspect the igniter for small burnt spot on dark gray or black part of igniter or check for 110 volts to igniter wire plug when dryer should be calling for heat. In older style dryers the igniter is separate from the holder and the holder can no longer hold the igniter tight enough and the two parts burn/arcwhere they touch each other = new igniter and holder.
Does the igniter get red and stay red, or does it get red, you hear a click and it goes off, then a minute later its gets red again? If so you possibly have a bad set of coil valves. If the igniter gets red and stays red constantly then it’s the flame switch that is bad and maybe welded closed.
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Posted on Oct 05, 2009
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