Question about Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

1 Answer

Gas dryer does not dry clothes

My Maytag Neptune Gas Dryer has stopped drying clothes properly. The sensor dry and timer functions do not work. The blower appears to be working (we can feel a gush of air coming out the exhaust) and the gas circuit also works - the dryer gets really warm.

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2008

    maytag neptune gas dryer model MD5500. my dryer in sensor mode starts off at about 60 min. and stays idle when it reaches 17 min. of time left. clothes are still damp when the cycle is finished. Yesterday I had paused the cylce at 11 min. to take something out and when I opened the door I was overcome with a strong smell of gas. Needless to say that really freaked me out and now I am afraid to put the dryer back on!

  • yzdude Feb 28, 2008

    I have the same problem. Dryer is not getting hot.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Yesterday, it worked fine, this morning, not so much. No clogs in vent line, no kink in gas line.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    I have a Maytag Brovos gas dryer that is drying fine but giving off a smoke smell so strong that you can't wear the clothes afterwards. I checked and the exhaust duct is clear.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Try replacing the solenoids/coils.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My maytag neptune dryer is taking twice as long to dry cloths. i've had it 5 years & it's gas.


Clogged Vent
If your dryer seems to run forever, it could be because of a clogged vent or internal ductwork. Your dryer may have an automatic cycle that turns off the dryer when the clothes are dry. It does this with a special thermostat or moisture-sensing system.
Normally, this is what happens during an automatic cycle:
The thermostat tells the dryer to heat until the interior of the dryer reaches a pre-set temperature--say 135 degrees.
When the dryer reaches the pre-set temperature, the thermostat tells the timer to begin advancing. (If there's a moisture sensor, the timer advances only if the moisture content of the clothing is low enough.)
The timer advances until the interior cools, then the thermostat tells the timer to stop advancing, and tells the dryer to start heating again.
This cycle continues until the clothes are dry. But...if the vent is clogged, the dryer may never reach the proper operating temperature, so it doesn't send the signal to the timer and the dryer continues to run indefinitely, even if the clothes are completely dry. To fix the problem, clean the vent and/or internal ductwork.
Cycling thermostat
Although this isn't a common problem, one of the thermostats that controls the temperature in your dryer may break and cause the dryer to heat poorly. If so, you need to replace it. The thermostat is usually a small, round, black device mounted to an oblong steel plate. The plate is mounted to the internal ductwork . This thermostat usually has four wires going to it. Check the 2 terminals that are opposite each other and are the closer together of the 2. These 2 terminals should have continuity. If not replace the thermostat.
This is a free answer, Please rate me.

Oct 05, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

1 Answer

It takes hours to dry the clothes. The dial moves


sounds like a bad timer. if it sticks every time replace they are expensive

Mar 25, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

1 Answer

The gas maytag neptune intellidry gas dryer does not dry clothes. It does not have enough heat. It will take about 5 cycles to dry 1 load.


how do i set this dryer to dry my clothes??? what is the right setting?? should i use the time dry setting or the more dry/less dry setting?? Clothes never dry???????????????????????????????????????????????????????

Jun 28, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

2 Answers

Maytag Neptune MDG 5500 AWQ heats sporatically


your dryer has a safety feature that it will not run or heat when the door is opened. It is so no gas fumes are exhauseted into your home. Once the safety is engaged, It will not allow the dryer to restart for a short while. It should clear itself after only a few minutes. Hope this helps, good luck.

Apr 18, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

1 Answer

Longer time to dry clothes


Remove the rear connecting vent and run a 45 minute timed dry load. If it works correctly repair the connecting vent and or blockage in the wall.
If this does not correct the problem make sure the glow bar is cycling at the gas valve and report back for further repair.

Apr 12, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

1 Answer

LG DLG7188WM runs but no heat


I believe that it does. All of these parts should be functioning properly in order to dry the clothes well.

Jan 14, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

1 Answer

99 minutes


It sounds like you may need a new timer. Has water or anything gotten into the timer. This could be causing a short or faulty reading in it.

Dec 20, 2008 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

1 Answer

Maytag Nepyune not drying completely


There is a cheap PDF repair manual on eBay for this model. It is item number 200258764242.

Premmy

Oct 14, 2008 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

1 Answer

Maytag gas dryer


the glow plug sensor not accurate send to timer /replace sensor

Nov 30, 2007 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer Logo

Related Topics:

898 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Dryers Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3074 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

78257 Answers

Are you a Maytag Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...