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How to wire thermal block on a Maytag Dryer model MDE6800AYW?

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SOURCE: MayTag Neptune MDE6800AYW dryer drum making

Have someone change the bearing, it sounds like it has busted on ya. The rumbling sounds like the ball bearings in the bearing have failed.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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SOURCE: maytag dryer access to the thermal sw

moz-screenshot-4.pngThe thermal limit mounts beside the heater element chamber and is held to it by the same screw that holds down the element.
The kit comes with 2 limits one fer gas the other fer electwic.

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

Testimonial: "well my model must be older because it has a barrel heater in the back and the front comes off with four screws in the door area "

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SOURCE: maytag dryer won't start

thermal fuse is the white platic fuse mounted to the exhaust about 6'' from the blower
easy to get to with a snub 1/4 '' drive

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag dryer overheating

have u replace heating sensor

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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SOURCE: maytag mde6800ayw dryer.

your guessing right then,,,
often if the power is cut off when its restored the sudden punch of power can blow the bords chips up,
its nothing new,, if they has a soft start it would not happen to them,,
sorry you need a new program bord

Posted on Oct 31, 2009

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