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Model # MDE308DAYW dryer runs won't heat

MayTag dryer model # MDE308DAYW.  Runs but won't heat.  How do I start eliminating issues? wires? is there an internal fuse? does it have to be a bad element?

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How do i get dryer apart to get to heating element model mde308 dayw


unplug dryer, move out from wall so you can get to the back. use a 1/4" nut driver and remove the rear panel. The heater element is on the bottom right. before replacing check for continuity. if the heater has continuity, check all of the other componets on the rear of the dryer. i would advise to check the small white thing with 2 wires connected.

Apr 29, 2012 | Maytag Dishwashers

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Hi! I am wanting to know why my Maytag MDE308DAYW dryer is not heating up. I would like t fix the problem myself, and am wondering if there is a manual or pictures on how to do this. Thanks so very much.


Hi, Unplug the machine to do any work on it!! First thing to troubleshoot is to make all the wires are connected. If you know about electrical. There is a fused thermo protector. And also an overload protector on the motor(sometimen they reset themselves). If the timer is turning you may be able to eliminate that.This is the wiring diagram. There are many things that could keep your machine from heating. The push to start button is a very common problem.


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Please in very careful detail exsplain how to attach four prong plug wires to my maytag model no mde308dayw please help?


Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you with changing your dryer plug. Dryer Cord and Wiring Dryer 3 Wire or 4 Wire



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Sep 03, 2011 | Maytag MDE308DAYW Electric Dryer

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I have a maytag dryer model # mde308dayw. How do you access the heating element to replace it?


remove 2 screws on the front cover by the floor lift bottom of front cover outward toward you and remove ,then undo wires at door switch,then remove drum belt and drum,then the heater element is at the right side near the base in a duct assembly

May 04, 2011 | Maytag MDE308DAYW Electric Dryer

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Maytag dryer model MDE308DAYW will not start. Why?


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There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor going bad...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why your dryer will not run...

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Aug 27, 2010 | Maytag MDE308DAYW Electric Dryer

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Dryer won't start


On the bottom left is the heating element. On that element is a limit. If open the dryer will not run.ba9d1b0.jpgHere is an amana late model service MANUAL:

Apr 07, 2010 | Maytag MDE308DAYW Electric Dryer

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How do you expose the heat element


Take of back of unit, unplug first. Heat element is near heat duct side with wires attached to it. Unscrew and slide it out. You could also put a tester to each wire to see if you have a complete connection. If ok check thermal switches, one could have gone bad.

Aug 17, 2009 | Maytag MDE308DAYW Electric Dryer

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Dryer tumbles but not heat


here is the link for the wiring diagram... heat is definatly on a separate circuit.

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5174194

May 25, 2009 | Maytag MDE308DAYW Electric Dryer

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