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I have a Maytag Dryer Model # SDE405 DAYW and it will turn on and dry for a while then shut off. It keeps doing this repeatedly. So i have to open door let it cool and turn it back on ....and so on and so on.... what do you think the problem is?

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Check spring tab behind door switch-if it's bent/out of adjustment, circuit will act like door is always open.

To confirm this, open door, set dryer to active setting, and hold in door switch; if it comes on, then it's either the spring tab, or the switch is malfunctioning

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

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SOURCE: whirlpool imperial series 6 cycle/3 temp electric dryer wont heat

My dryer is not heating, where is the cupling at in the dryer i have it open tho

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SOURCE: Maytag dryer timer keeps running

Your dryers timer contacts have fused to gether.
The only repair is to replace the timer.

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SOURCE: Maytag Atlantis MDG8400AWW Dryer Runs Cool

I had a similar problem years back. It was the ignitor. The ignitor is a ceramic like piece that heats up (glows red) that ignites the gas. Typically when that goes, you will see some white residue build up where it cracked, thus breaking the electrical connection. This thing works like a heating element on an electric stove, but rougher looking.

The part was about $30 at my local parts store. I bought an extra one just in case so I have it on hand. I installed it with common tools.

You can check it to see if you lost connection by using a volt meter.

Good luck.

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