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No heat in the dryer. It is Maytag Neptune gas dryer about 9 years old. The drum rotates just fine but heat stopped a couple of days ago.

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  • Robert Wagner Sep 29, 2011

    i changed thermostats, thermistor, igniter, still no heat

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BBoth gas and electric dryers incorporate a thermal cut-out switch. This is so that the dryer drum will not reach temps over the given range. This switch will stop the gas flow and cause a no heat condition. If you own a multimeter check across the contacts of the cut-out in the "Ohms" range. You should get all zeros on the readout.

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Hi,

If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.


if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....


If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.


check out this electric no heat tip...


heatman101


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