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I have a Maytag epic Z MED600TW1 DRYER and when I press START Button I can here a control switch click inside the dryer housing but the dryer does not start. I then press cancel and it clicks to cancel the dryer cycle then I press START again and it clicks again and still no actual starting of the dryer begins. Is there a way to run a self diagnostics on the this model so I can determine what is malfunctioning?

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That it the start/run winding in the motor

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SOURCE: Maytag Epic dryer won't start

hi there,

if it beeps it means that the keypad is sending a signal to the control board to start it but it doesn't. since the control board sends a signal to the motor to start the dryer to spin. does the dryer hum?

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What I did was unplug it for 1 min., plug it back in. Push the "off" button once, then push the off button again and hold it for 10 seconds. This is supposed to reset the computer. It worked for me.

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Your motor has fried. It isn't in the Control Panel, the SENSES light wouldn't turn on if it were the CP. If you go to your closest Home Depot, ask the front desk for assistance with Dryer Motors. They will guide you through to get you the right one. They will even tell you how to install it. When you replace it with the new motor, the Dryer will work fine.

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sonds as if you have abad door switch assy, uint not reconozing the door closed

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SOURCE: Timer runs continuously - Does not stop at all

There should be a timer motor on the timer. That is most likely burnt out and will cause the timer to not shut down. Just replace the timer and that will solve the problem

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