Author Topic: Gas dryer tip  (Read 1325 times)

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8780
  • Country: us
  • SublimeMasterJW
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Gas dryer tip
« on: December 29, 2011, 05:23:09 PM »
Yesterday was hectic. I repaired a couple of old maytag dryers; one gas, one electric, I did a few vids:
 The gas dryer I made a vid of stuff to basically look for:



May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8780
  • Country: us
  • SublimeMasterJW
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2011, 05:30:01 PM »
I put the shroud on and joined the 2 wires for the lid switch let em dangle while I listened and observed the dryer with the front off for things that might not be kosher. I made a remark  not to try this at home and what I was talking about was letting live wires dangle around. Especially if you have little ones nosing around and watching.  :P



Note: I originally named this video maytag dryer running naked but youtube like to have flipped out so I renamed it.

May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Offline bigbuck

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2011
  • Posts: 947
  • Country: us
  • over 30 years repairing appliance
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2011, 05:50:14 PM »
i like the name naked dryer!!! O0 :2funny: :rofl:
 
 i don't see how you work outside all the time, it was snowing here today & plus it was pretty chilly outside!
« Last Edit: December 29, 2011, 05:54:29 PM by bigbuck »

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8780
  • Country: us
  • SublimeMasterJW
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2011, 06:11:12 PM »
It was sunshine and 75 all day here  O0
May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Online AJ

  • Technician
    Administrator
  • Member Since: Jun 2007
  • Posts: 8933
  • Country: us
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • ApplianceJunk.com - Appliance Repair Help
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2011, 06:14:23 PM »
 O0
Hope you find our site helpful.

Offline bigbuck

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2011
  • Posts: 947
  • Country: us
  • over 30 years repairing appliance
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2011, 06:27:02 PM »
i see you live on the gulf coast, must be nice, 75 degrees sounds great!!!

Offline schaffersapplian

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Oct 2008
  • Posts: 619
  • Country: us
  • Every action has a reaction
    • Facebook
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2011, 06:30:05 PM »
  O0
Authorized Samsung, Electrolux, Whirlpool, GE, Fisher Paykal, and Maytag Servicer with over 10 years experience.

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8780
  • Country: us
  • SublimeMasterJW
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2011, 07:18:33 PM »
The electric dryer had a froze wheel on it. I removed the wheel and got the pin out by tapping on it after I put the nut back on there. Once the shaft was shined up with the alabama gloss and the mississippi shine as old fred used to say, we installed the new belt and it ran beautimous yall.


May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8780
  • Country: us
  • SublimeMasterJW
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2011, 07:22:18 PM »
I have one more video in the phone but I ain't got it loaded in the pc yet.
May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Offline jhoward1794

  • VIP Member
  • Member Since: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 3
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2012, 09:06:50 PM »
Hey JWW - I should have read this last week. I have a Maytag MDG 9206 dryer that fires up, runs for a while then the heat shuts off. I replaced the igniter coil first because I swear that thing ohmed out open. Same problem. (even if it wasn't open , i knocked it off the top of the dryer and onto the floor where it shattered into about 10 pieces). So I then ran it with the cover off and watched the igniter heat up, heard the radiant sensor click open, the gas kicks on and ignites and it runs for about 10 seconds, then the hi limit thermostat kicks open and the flame goes out. So, I replaced the hi limit thermostat thinking it must be going soft. Put it all back together, ran it again and it all works, but it still shut off after about 30 seconds this time. If I hold everything and let it keep running it did reignite once the therm cooled back down. But a load of wet clothes run for about 0 minutes was still pretty soggy at the end. I have good airflow at the outside vent, and I can't see any obstructions - so gas coils next? And can I replace them without disconnecting the gas?
Thanks for taking the time to read all this!

John

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8780
  • Country: us
  • SublimeMasterJW
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2012, 09:18:28 PM »
You ain't got to turn the gas off to replace them coils:
May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Offline jhoward1794

  • VIP Member
  • Member Since: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 3
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2012, 10:38:09 PM »
Thanks for replying so quickly. So do you think the solenoid coils are the problem? and replace both of them ?

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8780
  • Country: us
  • SublimeMasterJW
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2012, 12:12:57 AM »
Yup and Yep
May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Online AJ

  • Technician
    Administrator
  • Member Since: Jun 2007
  • Posts: 8933
  • Country: us
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • ApplianceJunk.com - Appliance Repair Help
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2012, 12:20:17 AM »

@jhoward1794

Always a good idea to replace the coils as a set.

I looked up your model number and it takes Coil Kit Part # AP3094251


Hope you find our site helpful.

Offline jhoward1794

  • VIP Member
  • Member Since: Dec 2011
  • Posts: 3
Re: Gas dryer tip
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2012, 09:28:56 AM »
That did the trick, thanks for the help and have a beer on me!

 

Kennore Dryer problems

Started by smckeown

Replies: 6
Views: 7149
Last post July 10, 2007, 09:31:02 AM
by smckeown
LDG7304 Maytag Dryer - making a lot of noise.

Started by robert

Replies: 5
Views: 5102
Last post February 20, 2011, 07:33:06 PM
by jumptrout51
Amana dryer making noise

Started by bigvonne

Replies: 1
Views: 2211
Last post May 19, 2008, 12:53:38 PM
by apptech
Maytag Dryer Problem

Started by jborden

Replies: 10
Views: 5879
Last post August 15, 2007, 12:06:18 PM
by AJ
Kenmore Dryer

Started by jdman

Replies: 6
Views: 4399
Last post August 12, 2007, 07:30:06 PM
by AJ
Video: How to check voltage at cord on a Maytag electric dryer.

Started by AJ

Replies: 0
Views: 5770
Last post July 31, 2007, 12:38:27 PM
by AJ