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There may be a troubleshooting guide on the back of your dryer.
If not, copy and paste this Factory Service manual.
http://www.servicematters.com/maytag_library/docs/16025911.pdf

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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There is no pilot light, the gas is lit by an electric arch, u should hear it tick when it is working followed by the woos of the gas igniting

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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