Dryer would heat up, then cool down

ApplianceMaytag Dryer

ModelMDG2706AWW

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Wrench set

kurt From el lago, TX

Nov 09, 2012

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The repair was quite easy. After watching the easy to follow video, I hit the floor running. The only non-standard tool I used was a butter knife to unhook the clips holding down the top. other than that, I just followed the video. As a safety note, anyone installing a gas valve and pipe kit, please remember to spray a little soap water to insure you have a tight gas connection. Anyway, I was drying clothes 40 minutes after starting the project. I estimate I saved $275 with repairing vs buying a new unit. Also, while apart, I put my shop vac to good use and gave the machine a good cleaning. Kurt.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Radiant Flame Sensor

Part Number: PS344761

$30.24
In Stock

Gas Valve and Pipe Kit

Part Number: PS2039482

$256.46
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High Limit Thermal Fuse

Part Number: PS2041343

$5.99
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Limit Thermostat (Now subbed to LIMIT THER)

Part Number: PS2044484

$29.59
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