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Maytag dryer won't heat up

I have a maytag performa dryer. It was working fine and then it just stopped heating up. It turns and the timing works but it doesn't get hot. I've never worked on an appliance before, but I think it must not get a spark or something to ignite the gas. Is this something I can fix myself? It is a Maytag Performa, but I don't see PAV2200 anywhere. The model number on the door is PYGT244AWW.

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    SAME EXACT Problem.

  • kmbousq Sep 04, 2008

    the dryer heat up and them stops heating

  • sntsmiss Sep 22, 2008

    I have the same thing. The dryer starts to get hot then quickly turns to air fluff. Will not stay hot.

  • mbravo29 Oct 20, 2008

    Is there an easy fix?

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    My Maytag Performa PYG 2200 AWW is not heating also. It happened in December along with the belt breaking. I had it repaired, but now it wont heat again just 4 months later. Now I am shopping for a new dryer. :(

  • bobo49285 May 11, 2010

    where is the anwser or solution to this problem located at?

  • alvelodaniel
    alvelodaniel Mar 15, 2013

    heating element $26 dollar fix lift open the top use a flat head to pry open you will see the heating element at the back also replace thermostat

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I am having the exact same problem with this model as well just happened 4 days ago.

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