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Maytag dryer PYG2000AWW propane oder / conversion


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Posted 02 June 2011 - 07:37 PM

had to replace my gas dryer. Bought a used one that was set up for natural gas. Bought a replacement kit to change it over to lp. Now we are smelling propane in and out of the dryer. Checked all the lines with soap for holes and can't find any. The smell keeps getting stronger.

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Posted 02 June 2011 - 08:36 PM

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 10:33 AM

part # was 63-6766

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 11:56 AM

and did you follow the included directions ?
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Posted 05 June 2011 - 12:56 PM

yes we did. changed the vent also and now we just have a strong odor inside the dryer when running. should the flame kick on and off about every 20-30 seconds??

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 01:13 PM


... should the flame kick on and off about every 20-30 seconds??
no
Try running an empty load with the Vent disconnected.
also,Dryer must be fully assembled for correct air-flow

If you could check the temperature at the Dryer Vent:
and check your Venting System

Dryer Vent

Vent should be rigid metal.
Short lengths of flexible metal may be OK, if not crimped when moving the Dryer into place.
NO plastic
NO PVC
NO screws
Foil Duct Tape is OK.
With an empty load, Timed Dry, High Heat, the vent temperature should cycle somewhere between 135F and 160F
Check / clean the Dryer Vent
Disconnect the Dryer Vent and check for good air-flow there and where it exits the house.
Check the Vent air temperature at the back of the Dryer.

 
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