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Offline mjes

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Maytag Neptune Dryer won't stay lit
« on: January 11, 2008, 11:01:58 PM »

Burner will light for about 1 minute then shut off.  Igniter comes back on after 30 seconds, but gas will not relight.  Trying to decide if I should replace coils, sensor, or both.  Any thoughts?

Model MDG5500AWW

Offline RegUS_PatOff

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Re: Maytag Neptune Dryer won't stay lit
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2008, 11:45:48 PM »
have you checked/cleaned the vent?

is there good air-flow from the vent on the outside of the house ?

try running it with the vent disconnected.

edit: sorry I didn't notice the short timing sequence...
« Last Edit: January 12, 2008, 12:45:47 AM by RegUS_PatOff »
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Re: Maytag Neptune Dryer won't stay lit
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2008, 12:18:22 AM »
Replace the split coils on the valve. That should do it.
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Re: Maytag Neptune Dryer won't stay lit
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2008, 09:12:17 AM »
Replace the split coils on the valve. That should do it.

That's what I think too.

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Re: Maytag Neptune Dryer won't stay lit
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2008, 04:04:11 PM »
Replaced the coils and all is well.  Thanks to all for the help.

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Re: Maytag Neptune Dryer won't stay lit
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2008, 11:22:38 PM »
Glad you got it working.
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