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Offline deb5734

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is it the sensor
« on: February 26, 2009, 01:49:16 PM »
My Maytag Neptune gas dryer will ignite sometimes and sometimes not.  when it does light it will work for a while then go out.  does this sound like the sensor is bad?  If so, is it something that I can fix myself or do you recommend a service call, considering it's gas.  that always makes me nervous.

Model MDG6800AWW

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Re: is it the sensor
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2009, 02:29:44 PM »
Do you notice if the igniter glow bar still gets red, but no flame comes out after it has a flame the first time?

If so, then its likely your gas coils are bad.

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Re: is it the sensor
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2009, 02:30:59 PM »
no I haven't checked that.  Thanks.

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Re: is it the sensor
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2009, 10:44:47 AM »
These coils get hot and quit a while then they work some more. Replace em as Jake suggests.
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