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Dryer spins and gets hot but clothes do not dry

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Sound like the air is trapped in the dryer. Is your lint trap empty? Is the dryer properly exhausted and the ductwork clear of lint or obstruction?

Posted on Nov 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Dryer does not get hot enough to dry clothes Roper REX4634KQ1 Electric Dryer

If your element is operating and drawing about 20 amps when on, your problem may be the thermostat (temperature dial) or the moisture sensor (if applicable).  My dryer has 2 heating elements.

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SOURCE: Gas Dryer Heats up very little, but not enough to dry my clothes

you need to check that for vent hose is not kinked if it is not then remove it from the dryer and see if it work right if it does then the vent tube that goes thourgh the wall has a blockage

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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Check the following areas thoroughly to address this issue.


1. Venting
Make sure the dryer vent hose, as well as the rest of the vent duct, is not clogged.

Unless regular maintenance is performed, chances are there is a lot of lint accumulated inside the dryer. This might affect the drying time and could be a fire hazard. Make sure to have your dryer cleaned regularly. Because this might involve taking most of the dryer apart, it is recommended to have a qualified appliance repairman perform this task.

2. Thermostat
There are a couple of cycling thermostats inside the dryer. If one of them breaks down, it might affect the dryer's performance. Replace the defective thermostat.

3. Heating element
A heating element might only be partially burned out, in which case it would still work but will take longer time to dry the clothes. Replace the element if found defective.


4. Moisture Sensor
Most units will have a moisture or dryness sensor as well that will fail. inspect the sensor for faults. replace if necessary.

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

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SOURCE: My Maytag Neptune gas dryer gets hot for about 30 seconds.


Below is a link courtesy of www.repairclinic.com. This shows the Gas Valve Coils, which is the number 1 failing component.
http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-MDG5500AW-%3d%3di3479&PartID=3479

Below is the disassembly/diagnostic procedures page that may help on teardown.
http://www.repairclinic.com/Dryer-Gas-Maytag-Style-Appliance-Diagram


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Posted on Sep 23, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer gets hot but wont dry clothes

should the top of my 10 year old Maytag dryer feel almost hot to the touch

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