Question about Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer
You have replaced both gas valve coils? How about the thermostat? Make sure all venting is clear as well. Also take the vent hose completely off the dryer and see if this does the same thing. Your hi-limit thermostat may be defective if the problem persists.
Posted on Sep 03, 2010
either of the cycling thermostat on the blower housing or the high-limit thermostat on
the burner assembly is malfunctioning. Disconnect
power to the dryer prior to servicing to avoid the risk of electric
Open the dryer door and remove the four screws located vertically along the inside lip of the door opening. These screws hold the front panel to the front shroud assembly.
Once the four screws are removed, grasp and press in on the upper edges of the front panel posts then twist it inward to release the clips holding it to the cabinet. Tilt the top of the front panel and move it away from the dryer.
Bypass the cycling thermostat on the blower housing by disconnecting the wires and taping them together or connecting a jumper wire between them. Close the My gas dryer MDG5500AWQ runs, fires and heats for - 5994623.jpgplug and start the dryer.
The burner should fire up if the cycling thermostat is the culprit. Otherwise, it's the high-limit thermostat on the burner assembly. Unplug the dryer then bypass the high-limit thermostat in tMy gas dryer MDG5500AWQ runs, fires and heats for - 4156078.jpg the cycling thermostat is bypassed to confirm it.
Plug the dryer back then restart it. The burner should fire up to confirm that the high-limit thermostat is the one malfunctioning. Replace it with part number 303395.
Unplug the dryer and unbypass the cycling thermostat then plug it back and restart it. If the burner fails to fire up again, replace also the cycling thermostat(part number 33002567).
Do not use the dryer with any of the thermostats bypassed due to fire hazards. Bypassing them is for troubleshooting purposes only.
Reinstall the front panel in reverse steps of the removal steps to complete the repair.
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Posted on Sep 01, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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