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Maytag neptune model mde5500awy

Sound that alerts you to drying cycle complete continues even when items removed from dryer. Can't figure out why because we turned off dryer and it continues making sound. Only way to stop is to unplug. What could be causing this?

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There is a spec sheet for that machine under the drum, take the bottom panel off and look for an evelope or a clear bag. IT will tell you the tests that you can run to diagnose the issue. One of the common complaints is that unless the drum is packed full, clothes dont brush up against the sensors enough to tell it how moist they are. Then the dryer shuts down thinking that it is done.

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Maytag neptune model mde5500awy


There is a spec sheet for that machine under the drum, take the bottom panel off and look for an evelope or a clear bag. IT will tell you the tests that you can run to diagnose the issue. One of the common complaints is that unless the drum is packed full, clothes dont brush up against the sensors enough to tell it how moist they are. Then the dryer shuts down thinking that it is done.

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My maytag neptune dryer is taking twice as long to dry cloths. i've had it 5 years & it's gas.


Clogged Vent
If your dryer seems to run forever, it could be because of a clogged vent or internal ductwork. Your dryer may have an automatic cycle that turns off the dryer when the clothes are dry. It does this with a special thermostat or moisture-sensing system.
Normally, this is what happens during an automatic cycle:
The thermostat tells the dryer to heat until the interior of the dryer reaches a pre-set temperature--say 135 degrees.
When the dryer reaches the pre-set temperature, the thermostat tells the timer to begin advancing. (If there's a moisture sensor, the timer advances only if the moisture content of the clothing is low enough.)
The timer advances until the interior cools, then the thermostat tells the timer to stop advancing, and tells the dryer to start heating again.
This cycle continues until the clothes are dry. But...if the vent is clogged, the dryer may never reach the proper operating temperature, so it doesn't send the signal to the timer and the dryer continues to run indefinitely, even if the clothes are completely dry. To fix the problem, clean the vent and/or internal ductwork.
Cycling thermostat
Although this isn't a common problem, one of the thermostats that controls the temperature in your dryer may break and cause the dryer to heat poorly. If so, you need to replace it. The thermostat is usually a small, round, black device mounted to an oblong steel plate. The plate is mounted to the internal ductwork . This thermostat usually has four wires going to it. Check the 2 terminals that are opposite each other and are the closer together of the 2. These 2 terminals should have continuity. If not replace the thermostat.
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this is joyce
It is as you guessed your sensor. it is usually located in door but some models are in back of machine on inside, go online download document papers go to maytag.com put in model# and then download your model # and it will show you where your sensor is located, it should be simple to replace. I had the same problem with my dryer.
I am glad you said you checked the dryer lines because if these get clogged up they will cause the dryer not to dry the clothes correctley. very smart....if you need me to help let me know.

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You really need a volt / ohm meter to check for Continuity & Volts

Its well worth the investment... $15.00 bucks give or take a few

I would check to see if you have 220v to back of dryer where the cord mounts to dryer,

If dryer is getting only 1 leg 110 volts instead of the 220 will it not heat.

Check themostates & heater for Continuity... Most models, Now have a.. Hi-limit fuses that need to be checked for Continuity

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