Question about Maytag Performa PAV2200
My electric dryer began running excessively hot last night and even began to smell like smoke. After allowing it to cool overnight I plugged it in this morning and turned the timer on. The drum immediately began to get very hot as well as the outside top of the dryer. Any advise on areas to check?
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Sounds like your motor brushes are very worn.(Its a bit like grinding metal when a cars brake pads are worn.)Should only cost 10 or so pounds for new ones,access to the motor will be required.Unplug washer b4 changing.
Posted on Aug 25, 2007
Pump locked up Tip the washer over and take the belt off. try to turn the pump both direction. look for seperation in pump seal. Very easy to replace. Tools needed 3/8th nut driver. water pump pliers. pump is 30 bucks
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
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Bad motor or you are your drum is rubbing on the maching. What does the soke smell like? Like electrical or plastic. I also recommened that you do not use this until either we can get it diagnosed for you or you call a service tech
Posted on May 16, 2009
This sounds like a cold water supply problem that's usually caused by a problem at the water inlet valve. First, remove the water supply hoses and check the small screens inside the water inlet valve. Make sure they are not clogged with rust or debris. Next, check the solenoids using a multimeter or ohmmeter. Check for continuity. A lack of continuity indicates a faulty solenoid and the water inlet valve assy will need to be replaced. I will attach a photo for reference. Hope this helps and best wishes.
Posted on Aug 10, 2009
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