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Maytag Dryer #MDE4000AYW

Set timer push start nothing happens,
Have power,lightworks

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  • Jerry Kerns Sep 18, 2008

    Thank You!!

  • gr8_sk8r Apr 11, 2009

    Dryer motor does not engage

    Neptune Intellidry dryer.
    There are two lights that turn on when the
    start button is pushed. They come on for some of the dial settings. But even
    when they do, the motor does not engage and the lights do not stay on. Where do
    I start looking. I am electrical literate.

    Was working just fine and
    after last load, nothing.

    I just went back in and tried to restart it and it kicked on. Is there a thermal circuit built into the machine?


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Try first unplugging power cord from the appliance, this will drain power from circuits and reset it.

Check the door latch sensor, if that is stuck the door sensor will not let the machine start.

Keep pressed start button for 10 seconds or so, on some dryer this reset the machine.

If it still does not work then there is an internal fault , probably the timer assembly must be replaced.

If you need to call a technician you can use the number listed on the owner manual.

If you want to do it yourself, test the timer control, then if it is faulty replace it.

You find replacement here.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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