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I have a Maytag Gas Dryer Model# MDG508DAWW. It comes on and tumbles but won't heat up. I bumped the back of it with my hand and it came on and got hot then a few minutes later it started getting cold again and won't get hot anymore?

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This is usually the dryer coils have failed. They tend to fail as they heat up. They are inexpensive and easy to replace. Here is a link that should help Replacing the dryer coils

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