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When you turn on the dryer you have to hold the button and it will run but if you let go of the button it stops working. then other times it will not work if you push the button.

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You will need to change the door switch. Here is the part you need.

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SOURCE: Maytag PYE2300AYW starts when I hold the button in, but will not stay started.

The motor will need to be replaced. There is a throw-out switch on the motor that keeps it running after you release the start button. These are generally easy to change, with the only hard part being taking the cover off and putting it back on. http://www.partstore.com/GetModel.aspx?MfgName=Maytag&BrandName=Maytag&ModelNumber=PYE2300ayw&PartCategoryName=&Keywords=motor Any of these motors listed will fit your unit.

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