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My Maytag MDG7600AW gas dryer doesn't dry clothes any more. It take over 3 hours to dry at first. but now it won't dry any more. After reading the posts here, I open up the front panel and clean up all the lints. After that, I test run and see the ignitor turn red, gas come out and so the flame. However, the flame only last a min and it is gone. Is that because I have my dryer door open? (have to in order to see the flame and testing)and how long the flame should stay on? PlEASE help.... thanks..

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The problem is the dryer coils are failing. They tend to fail as they heat up.There is a video at www.appliancehelponline.com/servicemanual.html this will walk you thru the troubleshooting of these components. It may be a different model but the troubleshooting will be the same.You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations. All parts come with installation instructions. Not all models are available. If you need help disassembling your machine there are videos of this also for most styles.

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