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MTG MDE4658AYW SER. 11 RUNS ABOUT 30 SECONDS, SHUTS OFF.

CHECKED DRY SENSOR, NOT SHORTED. CAN'T GET INTO DIAGNOSTIC MODE.

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  • bndholland Jan 09, 2009

    may tag mde4658ayw runs 10 sec and then shuts off. did have a power outage the day before this happened. not sure if that is related

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I have the same problem, The heat works, but it shuts off after 3-15 seconds.

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The buzzer will give 5 beeps, all program LEDs will flash for 5 seconds and the dryer will continue with the cycle. The warning beeps and flashing LEDs will occur every 30 seconds.
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Accessing Service/Diagnostic Mode:
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SPECIAL TESTS
The following table lists the various tests
available while in the Service Mode, which
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Press Keys Special Test/ Function
wrinkle
release Diagnostic Codes
dryer
temp(^ )
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Number
very dry(< ) View current cycle
temperature (Co)
start/pause
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Accessing Diagnostic Codes
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they are in the diagnostic mode. Pressing the
wrinkle release key will access the diagnostic
codes.The diagnostic codes can be viewed by
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The down arrow key will sequence down the
list one each time it is pushed with no wrap.
The first time the down arrow key is pushed
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logged. The last code being displayed being
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seconds while viewing the list.
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dry
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is on.
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Diagnostic Mode
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TEST #4a Dryness Level Adjust

NOTE: If the customer is complaining about the clothes being damp and the moisture sensor passes TEST #4 "Moisture Sensor Test- step 3, then the total dry time can be lengthened by changing from a "Lo" for short auto cycle to "Hi" for longer auto cycle.

1. Activate the Diagnostic Test Mode. Press the following button sequence: MORE TIME ~ LESS TIME -+ MORE TIME --+ LESS TIME - all within 5 seconds

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1. To select a different auto cycle mode, press the Auto Dry Level key again. The dryer display will flash and show either "Hi" or "Lo"

1. With the display flashing the selected auto cycle mode press the Start key to save the setting and exit diagnostics (the Start key in this mode does not start a drying cycle). The result will be stored in EEPROM of the control board.
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