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Maytag dryer model #mdg600bww the dryer starts, but about 15 seconds the flame stops, the dryer continues to run with no heat.

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Amigaman
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SOURCE: Maytag dryer does not maintain heat and clothes smell

Check coils on burner assembly. Often when a dryer heats initially and then stops heating a coils has gone bad.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

aborcass
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SOURCE: Maytag gas dryer model # SDG305DAWW

replace the coils atop the burner assy itself, part number 279834..

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Dryer flame shuts off after about 30 seconds

this sounds like a clogged vent more than a thermostat. go outside with the dryer running and see if hot air is blowing out the vent. if not check outside vent for birds nest etc, inside make sure the vent is straight any dips in vent could cause water to build up clogging the vent. try this first if it doesn't work write back

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

jgwhomeequip
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SOURCE: Maytag LDG5914AAE Gas Dryer gas shuts off after 15 seconds or so

The coils can be replaced, also I would check your dryer vent and make sure that the vent is clear and ffree from any blockage

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

Greg20
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SOURCE: Maytag Gas Dryer - Flame trips high limit Tstat

firstly..is venting blocked? disconnect venting and try it. if problem persists then replace hi limit. assuming what you just told me was correct.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag Atlantis Dryer

As you are looking at the igniter you may notice a little rectangular sensor to the left.
This tells the dryer that the igniter is glowing and it is OK to open the natural gas valve. If this sensor isn't working, the gas valve remains closed
Once the burner is lit, there is another sensor above the flame that is round. (flame sensor) This tells the dryer that the flame is lit.
If this sensor isn't working the dryer turns off the burner after a brief period.
This sensor can be cleaned or replaced.

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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