Maytag DG 4000 Dryer No Heat


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Old 03-14-19, 08:45 PM
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Arrow Maytag DG 4000 Dryer No Heat

Wellsir ... I checked the tube that vents to see if it was clogged, but that didn't solve the problem ... the timers isn't working properly because the dryer won't shut down when turned on. Any idea why there is no heat?
Don't know if this will help but the S/N is 338782 DK DG 4000 Series 1.
 
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Old 03-14-19, 09:13 PM
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You posted this in the electric appliance forum. It looks like it may be gas..... is that correct ?
 
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Old 03-14-19, 10:01 PM
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Arrow Oh oh .... didn't see the electric part

I didn't know I was in the wrong forum ... yes you are right it is a gas drier.
 
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Old 03-15-19, 04:10 AM
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Moved post to gas. There are Flame sensor, igniter and thermostat that should show continuity, Any open part are bad.
 
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Old 03-16-19, 08:42 AM
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Do I have to remove them from the unit before checking for continuity? I am seeing a fire going on the drier ... would that eliminate some of the parts failing?
 
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Old 03-16-19, 08:50 AM
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I don't even unplug them But I do unplug dryer from wall. If I remember rigt you have to take the whole front off to get to them.
 
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Arrow How to video

There is a how to video that shows how to take off the front ....
https://www.appliancepartspros.com/w...ap3109449.html
But I am not seeing where those other parts are. Will they be in the same area?

And if I see a flame going would that eliminate some of the parts from being bad?
 
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Old 03-17-19, 04:31 AM
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Missed seeing flame on other post. Quick question On first start up does the dryer heat a minute or so? Than It shuts off for about 30 seconds and reflames keeps doing this or starts and heat and won't reflame till dryer cools for a hour or so? The first thing is a clogged vent to outside, second thing is bad coils for gas valve.
 
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Old 03-18-19, 03:07 PM
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Wellsir I put some close in the dryer for them to air dry. Came back and it was heating. But the timer isn't moving like it should. I was surprised.
 
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Try the timer in the timed mode..... instead of the auto mode.
 
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Old 03-31-19, 10:29 PM
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Thumbs down Tried it

I tried in a different mode. Didn't move very much ... now the heat is gone again. But I can still see the flame going ...
 
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Disconnect dryer from vent and see if dryer works right. This will take vent out of system to test. If flame still goes pout and will not restart You have a coil problem. Leave dryer running several minutes even after flame goes out. Let us know what happens.
 
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Old 04-03-19, 06:33 PM
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Disconnected the vent from the dryer. It didn't change still little heat, but I can see the flame through the bottom panel. So does this mean the coil is the problem?
 
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Old 04-04-19, 04:02 AM
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If the flame burns enough for the dryer to heat one time than quits. It takes about 30 to 60 minutes to reflame than almost always coils.
 
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Old 04-10-19, 05:40 PM
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Thumbs up Got Heat :)

Wellsir ... ordered the coils online for less than 9 bucks. Lucked out because all I had to remove was the little panel up front and there were the coils. It was a quick replacement job. Got heat now, but the timer still won't work. Too expensive and too hard to find so I will just have to remember to turn it off.

Thanks for all the help
 
 

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