Gas Dryer would heat for one heating cycle but no gas afterward. Ignitor would glow.

ApplianceMaytag Dryer

ModelSDG3606AWW

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Jim From Foothill Ranch, CA

Feb 04, 2011

8 out of 10 people found this instruction helpful

Checked four thermocouples all showed continuity with my multimeter so they were all good. I'd read that the coils commonly went out and that these were the symptoms. Hey, it's very simple in there. Not much else could be wrong. I had a Maytag repairman come out. At first he said the problem was a blocked vent. I knew he was wrong. Then he said one of the thermocouples went out. It was $80 for him to come out. It turned out that his second diagnosis was wrong too. To repair the dryer by Maytag would have cost me $240. I gave him $80 and bought the coils for $37. They are EXTREMELY easy to replace: two screws held a bracket that held two coils. With the bracket off, I took off the old coils and slid on the new ones.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

'M' Series New Style Coil Kit

Part Number: PS334310

$14.26
In Stock