Question about Maytag Dryers
Maytag de7500 will not heat. New heating element. Dryer spins fine.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
First make sure that the dryer is vented properly, then check the blower wheel. A common problem is for the center of the blower wheel to get rounded out through wear and tear, allowing the blower wheel to spin on the shaft, thus not spinning at the same speed as the motor. I will attach a photo for reference. Sorry for your trouble and I hope this helped. Best wishes.
Posted on Sep 07, 2009
Hello, There are a couple of variations of the heating element, depending on the series number of your dryer.
Here's a link to the parts list and line drawing so you can verify the proper element you need.
If you have a Series 14 dryer, the element part number is #37001134, otherwise, there are a couple of other elements that your particular dryer might use, so check the model number and product tag so you can get the right parts.
You might want to check the element first, to make sure it is defective, before you order replacement parts, as it might be a faulty thermal fuse, which is much less expensive to replace than the heating element.
If you have a multimeter, you can check the fuse to see if it's failed. Be sure to turn the power off and unplug the dryer before removing the back access panel and checking the thermal fuse (see drawing in link above)
With the meter set to measure resisitance (Ohms) you can put a test lead on each side of the thermal fuse and if you get a reading showing no continuitity, then the thermal fuse is blown and needs to be replaced.
You can also check the heating element using the same method, again, make sure the dryer is unplugged before testing the continuity of the heating element, if you don't get a continuity reading, then the heating element is bad too.
I hope you find this Very Helpful and best regards!
Posted on Nov 13, 2009
SOURCE: maytag DE7500 electric dryer
You need a voltmeter to check the continuity across the two terminals, it should be open. If there is no continuity the limit is bad..
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Posted on Jan 09, 2011
On this dryer the element is what fails, the screws are on the lower front that hold front on. You will need an ohm meter to verify unless you pull the element out and visually inspect it.
Posted on Mar 01, 2011
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