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I have a Maytag electric dryer and it quit in the middle of the cycle. I thought it smelled a little hot but i checked vent and it is all clear. No lint anywhere. I push the knob in and nothing. Check circuits and all is well there. What could it be. The dryer is 7 years old. Please reply to Thanks Sally

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  • aquablue326 Mar 20, 2009

    I replace thermal fuse and the thermastat which came as a combo pack. It took 20 minutes and worked perfect. I can not thank you enough. What could have cost me 4 hundred for a new dryer, only cost 29 dollars and 20 minutes of our time. I really did not have money for a new dryer and was so thankful for this website and the info provided. Thanks again, Sally


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There is a thermal fuse attached just below the heating element connections that must be replaced.

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    steve Mar 20, 2009

    Congratulations Sally.

    Could I get a FixYa rating for this ib place of a Helpful.

    Thank you so much.


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