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Burner turns off too soon. Clothes don't dry.

I have a Maytag gas dryer and the clothes don't dry. I checked the electronic ignition and it glows red hot, ignites the gas burner but the burner turns itself off after about 20 to 30 seconds and doesn't restart even though the clothes are still wet.

What's the problem? If it is a faulty thermostat or temperature controller, how do I detemine which one it is?

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Most likely you have a clogged vent system that is going to the outside.try this remove the flex venting from the back of the unit and then start up the unit see if it still does it if not you wil need to clean out your venting if it still does it your cycle stat willl need to be replaced

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