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Maytag Performa PYE2200AYW - not working

My dryer stopped last night mid cycle.  Now it is totally dead.  I have power to it, timer will tick, but no heat, no spinning, no motor hum.  I took it apart to tinker with it and found nothing really, other than it was surprisingly clean.  Belt looked very good.  I estimate it to be around 8 years old.  My question is, is there a fuse or do you think the motor blew?  I noticed if you flip up the top, in the back there looks to be a black circular, about the size of a quarter, fuse looking thing, and to the right of that is a white 1 inch rectangular fuse looking thing.  Are these replaceable?

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Re: Maytag Performa PYE2200AYW - not working

Yes there is a fuse in the dryer. The black circular thing is a high limit thermostat. Beneath it is the thermal fuse. It is smaller (dime size) and is mounted to the right side of the heating element housing. It is alittle tough to see and get at. You must use the original Maytag part kit.It comes with a new high limit therm. and fuse.

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