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Hi, I have a Maytag gas dryer MDL# LDG8200AAW and its great my wife would not trade it for one of the new ones at all. The problem that I'm having with the dryer is that it drys the clothes but it does not shut off, it just keeps drying until you turn it off or open the door and I have noticed that the timer knob does not rotate to the off position as the dry drys. I believe its the timer but I can be wrong. Can anyone help?

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Usually that is a bad timer...


That is not that hard to fix and you can easily buy the parts yourself online...

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Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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Hello,

A leading cause of over heating in a dryer is a blocked vent from the back of dryer to wherever the vent exits the house,if you run the dryer and their is a good volume of air flow at the back of the dryer where vent connects to THE VENT CAN TOTALLY BE ELIMINATED AS A PROBLEM, but istead dependiging on if your model is computer controlled or has a timer and no digital display.
If computer controlled the problem is the THERMISTOR (electronic thermostat) is the problem
If analog controls the CYCLING THERMOSTAT needs to be replaced
if poor air flow from back of dryer need to check lint filter/blower housing for blockage

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Posted on Jul 30, 2011

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SOURCE: My Dryer won't stop drying until I open the door.

If it does this in a Timed Dry setting the timer is bad. If it does this in an Auto dry setting it could be a bad moisture sensor or a bad timer.

Posted on Aug 21, 2011

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