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Maytag dryer PYG4557AWW

Dryer turns my clothes black. It is like a black soot on the inside of the door. What is causing this?

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  • fscraig Sep 07, 2008

    We have the same black soot problem. We have had our dryer for quite a long time and never had the problem before. We have propane gas and it has always been hooked up to the propane line. We had a lot of black soot inside the dryer around and in the burner area which we cleaned out. The problem still occurs.

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2009

    Black soot on inside of Maytag Performa. Always burned natural gas from new. Is this a bearing or roller wheel issue? About 5 years old and has happened within the last year. Trash it and buy new?

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Sounds you have a gas issue for sure, did you recently change from nat gas to bottle gas??? is this a new purchase??? sounds as if your burning a natural gas setup on lp gas call back the installer if thats the case

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