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How to prevent threadmill from shutting down.

Some threadmills will shutdown due to overloaded heat sensors on motor drives.To possibly prevent that from happening it is wise to keep machines away from dusty conditions and places where dust balls can form and to vacuum them at least once a month.

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maytag quiet series dryer

can you hear the motor running? Possible burned out drive motor or broken drive belt on the tub. Most motors have overload protection circuits and it may just need to be reset. Look for a red button on the motor and push in on it to reset it. Overload can be from too much clothing in at once making the motor work too hard. It would help to know if it is electric of gas because the sensor are different in them, Gas dryers have several safety sensors to prevent overheating,, gas with no flame etc. My guess is yours is electric and has a motor issue.

Oct 27, 2013 | Dryers

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When I step on the threadmill deck, it stops working. Why?

1) You must LUBE inmediately the deck belt, this problem happen because the lack of maintenance. The machine has a device for protection for the electronic system, producing a shut down for to keep safe the electronic.

2) You must LUBE the rollers bearings too very well

3) Test the voltage input for motor, if there are the motor NEED REPAIR.

4) Test the output voltage board, for input voltage motor, if there are NOT the board is faulty.

see the block .God bless you

Sep 03, 2012 | Exercise & Fitness

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my dryer will do one load but then it will not work for about an hour

Hi and welcome to FixYa I am Kelly. This sure seems to sound like either the motor bypass switch or the motor thermal overload switch is preventing use until the unit cools off. I would lean more toward the motor overload switch at this point. The next time it happens place a fan blowing at the unit to cool it off and see if the 1 hour PAUSE / Not working time is substantially reduced. If it is reduced I would suspect poor aiflow and or bearings. Bearings because if they are dragging can cause the motor to heat up during use. With the motor running it may beable to get rid of just enough heat to keep running until the unit shuts off at which point the heat is already at the tripping point and the thermal overload opens from no airflow through the motor.

Here is the repair manual: http://www.fowlercompanies.com/servicemanuals%5CMDG16SERVICE.PDF
The schematic is on page 90.
I would also perform the drive motor check PAGE 37 while it was HOT, Just note the dangers of working on live circuits.
I doubt the start switch is causeing your problem but.... the mocroprocessor control board on page 17 can also cause this.

Lastly... I would open the unit and inpect for any loose wires or hot terminals to include the power connection terminal block.

You can find your parts here but will need the last 3 digits of your model number in addition to the MDE16CS*** add digits where you see * http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/modelsearch.aspx?model=MDE16CS

Thanks for choosing FixYa,


Oct 18, 2010 | Maytag MDE16CS Electric Dryer

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My York t302 threadmill motor starts to keep strange noise after some running. Motor has been changed once as well as whole threadmill. So this is my third motor and problem still exist. Here is the video/audio of the problem. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSHBZbO94-s Is this normal sound from motor? At least it is disturbing...

i just had a noise in my York T301 that sounds exactly the same as yours. It also came up with a E1 error code and stopped working. I pulled the motor hood off and noticed that the magnet in the drive pully had come dislodged. It was hitting the speed sensor near the belt. Glued magnet back in and all better. Hope this helps.

Oct 06, 2010 | York Barbell Home Use Fold-Up Treadmill

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