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Maytag dependable care
« on: August 08, 2008, 11:05:02 AM »
Just got a dryer from my inlaws, the problem is there's no heat, it worked for one cycle, then I smelled natural gas, shut it off, let it sit, restarted & no more gas smell, no more heat. How do you take off the panel to get to inside to test what the problem is? It's now unplugged & waiting for me to fix it. Wifes tapping her foot impatiently

Model LDG7304ABE

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Re: Maytag dependable care
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2008, 02:03:13 PM »
Worth 1000 words...



Pick up a set of coils for the gas valve.
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Re: Maytag dependable care
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2008, 04:13:41 PM »
If it works once and quits then replace these intermittant coils:
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Re: Maytag dependable care
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2008, 05:18:53 PM »
The top picture? Are those the last screws holding the base plate??? (after removing side screws).

There's no heat at all now, it just worked for one cycle & a little bit for the second, then cut out & leaked out NG while it was running. I'm guessing there's some safety solenoid because there's been no more gas leak, but also no more heat. Not an intermittent problem, if that's how you understood it.
Sorry if I'm not making any sense, cars are easy to work on, this thing not so much. :-\

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Re: Maytag dependable care
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2008, 06:40:39 PM »
I bet even a car mechanic can follow a service manual.

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Re: Maytag dependable care
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2008, 08:20:58 PM »
It is intermittant because it works then quits then cools off and works once again.
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Re: Maytag dependable care
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2008, 08:22:02 PM »
trust me it is the coils.
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Re: Maytag dependable care
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2008, 08:47:46 PM »
trust me it is the coils.

Hehe, I do trust you, my problem right now is getting to the coils. I'm downloading the manual as I type this. O0

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Re: Maytag dependable care
« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2008, 08:48:43 PM »
I bet even a car mechanic can follow a service manual.

Here's whatcha need.   1994-1997 Maytag Dryers

Thanks for the link  O0

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Re: Maytag dependable care
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2008, 10:47:11 AM »
I bet even a car mechanic can follow a service manual.

Here's whatcha need.   1994-1997 Maytag Dryers

Damn, I tried numerous times to download the manual, it goes as far as the front page & thats it. Any other links that could help me? Or advice on how to get to the coils??

 

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