I have a maytag performa electric dryer. The dryer was making a noise as if it had sand in it. After a couple of day's it stop working. The set dial still works as if the dryer is in use. what can this be?
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that rubbing noise is coming from either the rollers which are onthe bottom of the tub or the tensioner pulley. if you repair try to buy dryer rebuild kit as a kit its alot cheaper difference of paying 20-29 for the kit and 40-50 for seperate parts
If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes it is still not working properly.
if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....
If you have an electric dryer, you can have many differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.
check out this electric no heat tip...
A couple of suggestions. STOP, be sure the gas it turned off before disconnecting the line. Move it to an open area and check all venting. A good cleaning makes a huge difference. I believe your problem to be the heating coil is on it's way out, "works sometime". Write down the Make, Model, Seriel Number & Year of MFG...someone may ask for it..Check Your local appliance store for price & availablity Easy to replace on most model dryers.
When reattaching the gas line, be safe not to overtighten the coupler. A safe test for leaks is NOT a match... a drop or two of dishsoap around the fittings will bubble if it is not sealed. Good Luck