Question about Maytag PYE2300AY Electric Dryer
Close still wet after full cycle. I started dryer with door open to monitor what may be happening on the inside and noticed that the heating element initailly turned on, but after about 20 seconds it went out. What could cause that problem? I have a Maytag dryer model PYE2300AYE.
I assume you cheated out the door interlock switch when running your test. If you did not, then the dryer will shut off when the door is open as part of the safety interlock system. If you did cheat it out and the element shut off after about 20 seconds, then you may have a problem with one of the temp sensors. When an overtemp condition occurrs, it disables power to the heater and it will shut off.. Other considerations are the wiring to the heater.. if you had a poorly tightened heater wire that was ok when first started and cold but when hot and passing current opened, that would also exibit the same symptoms. If I were a betting man, I'd say you probably have a bad temp switch. You can measure them with an ohm meter ( dryer unplugged of course).. or simply jumper the wires together to bypass one to see if it is the fault. Make sure you replace a bad sensor and do not leave it bypassed or you risk fire.
Here is a link to the wiring diaghram of your dryer.. http://www.pcappliancerepair.com/model-display.php
Hope that helps,,
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