Question about Maytag PYE2300AY Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Dryer leaves marks on clothes

The marks are eye shaped and black about 1 " long someone said that I could use viniger to clean the machine yes no

Posted by on

  • cyndihoath Nov 21, 2008

    my dryer is only 2 1/2 years old and is doing the same, only noticed on light coloured clothing. I noticed black "goo" around the felt seal at the front of the drum. After reading some stuff on the internet I wonder if it's a treansmission seal leak. Going to check into this and find out cost of repair or can I do it myself?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 706 Answers

Folks,
Yes, you can use white vinegar to clean the dryer surfaces inside.. and the goo you see may be some of the gasket cement that secures the felt seal to the drum and s breaking free. I suggest you do a thorough examination around the entiore drum circumference for any traces of this material and clean it off with a single edge razor and solvent such as alcohol or mineral spirits. Be sure to allow ample time for the residue from those solvents to dissipate Before cycling clothes in that dryer. I hpe this helps you. Please post yopur replies if these suggestions did not solve your problems and we can take a closer look.
Regards,
Rick

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dryer eating clothes


It may be running way too hot. If the filter is clean there may be a thermostat issue.

Mar 19, 2014 | Dryers

1 Answer

Frigidaire FDE336RES2 Dryer marking Clothes


Excessive lint on or near the heater coils will send smoldering lint onto the clothes. Use a flash light and go inside the drum to see the heating coils or lifting the top up who should be able to see the lint build-up on the coils. These need to be cleaned.

Nov 10, 2009 | Dryers

2 Answers

Dryer is leaving black marks on cloths.


was a pen or crayon placed in the machine by mistake ? You will need to
remove the residue, use rubbing alcohol on a rag for marker or pen ink , crayon use a razor scraper and then clenser and scrunge pad.

Oct 26, 2009 | Fisher and Paykel DE06 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Electric dryer leaving brown marks on clothes


i would asssume that the marks are "crescent moon" in shape??? if so either the front or rear felt has/is going bad and casuing clothes to slip betweent the tub and the seal causing the streaks

Mar 14, 2009 | Whirlpool Dryers

4 Answers

Front load washer frigidaire leaving small marks on clothes


I have twice taken apart this front loader Frigidaire washer (also sold as Kenmore) to replace the rotted out aluminum spider arm supporting the spin-basket (which seems to universally fall apart within 5 years), and now I started observing the described black stain pattern on the clothes. As with the spider arm breakdown, this problem has nothing to do with water hardness, softeners, detergents, or dryers (I line-dry all my clothes), and everything to do with the poor quality design of this machine. I have not yet positively identified the cause of the black stains, but I suspect that the bearing seal is breaking down and in the process is releasing greasy particles that mix with the clothes and create the described black stain patterns. Unfortunately the repair would cost more than a new machine for most people, as the spider arm is probably just about gone by this stage. I am lucky to own another junk washer for spare parts and am able to fix it myself. For skilled do-it-yourself mechanics, it is possible to find a replacement seal and bearings on the internet, assuming the spider arm is new (over $200 part), or still in good shape.

May 16, 2008 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Frigidaire Dryer Model FLGB43RG


those "burn" marks if they have an arking shape to them are smudges from the felt that goes on the drum support above and bellow the door inside the drier. the felts wear out every five to seven years or so. easy repair. send me a model number and i could go into more detail. part numbers ect.

Sep 23, 2007 | Zanussi TC7114W Electric Dryer

2 Answers

Black marks on clothing at completion of drying cycle


Is the residue coming from the back or front of the drum? Most dryers are equipped with 2 drum roller supports in the rear under the drum. You may have a drum roller that is going bad and some of the rubber residue is getting past the drum seal. Some dryers are quipped with an additional pair of drum rollers under the front of the drum as well. I would check all the drum rollers to see if they are all in good shape. A definite symptom of a bad drum roller is finding black residue along the outside of the drum where the rollers ride. You will have to open the dryer cabinet to see the outside of the drum. Also, check the rear drum seal to make sure it is not crimped or folded inwards in the drum. The felt seal in the back should should ride evenly all the way around the drum and should not be that visible inside the drum itself. That is, you may see some of the seal, but you shouldn't see part of it folded inside the drum or bits of it tattered or torn. I hope this makes sense to you. Let me know if this helps.

Jul 06, 2007 | LG DLE2514 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Black marks


throw a clean pair of old sneakers in the dryer with the clothes. this should not allow the clothes to stay in one place during the entire dry cycle

May 25, 2007 | Equator EZ 3612 CEE Front Load...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Maytag PYE2300AY Electric Dryer Logo

104 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Maytag Dryers Experts

Mike Cairns
Mike Cairns

Level 3 Expert

3053 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8205 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3069 Answers

Are you a Maytag Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...