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Author Topic: Neptune Drier's flame drops out after 3 minutes or so... Flame sensor?  (Read 4307 times)

Offline Will Webster

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I have a Maytag Neptune dryer MDG 5500 AWW and after just a few minutes of running, the flame drops out. I have used a meter to eliminate the two temp sensors. When I tested the flame sensor, it dropped out as soon as the flame did. I donít know which one was the cause/effect? Can I bypass the flame sensor to verify that the flame sensor is indeed the problem?

Model MDG5500AWW

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You can by-pass for test purpose ONLY. You probably have weak gas valve coils.
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If you have not already seen it here is the service manual for your dryer.

Maytag 1999 Sloped-Front Dryer Service Manual 102 pages, 4.95Mb - Over 2 Million Appliance Parts In-Stock. 365-Day Hassle Free Return Policy!

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