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Old 12-03-2012, 10:24 AM
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Model Number: DG312   Brand: Maytag   Age: More than 10 years   

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I have this older Maytag Gas Dryer and it's been fantastic. Just a couple minor problems over the years I've been able to resolve myself but now I need help. The dryer will start, the igniting coil glows and the gas will ignite. After a few minutes I come back and there is no flame. The Igniting coil with glow and I hear a click then the coil goes out. The repeats until I turn off the dryer for 10 minutes or so and then the gas will ignite again. Becasue I hear this click (which sounds like the gas valve working) I assume the gas valve is good but no ignition. Ideas??


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Old 12-03-2012, 05:57 PM
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Try replacing the coils. My dryer was doing the same thing. I replaced the coils and it works great.
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:13 PM
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That was the ticket. I replaced the coils and it's working. Thanks for the help.
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Glad to be of help.
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