Question about Maytag Dryers
Warning! To avoid personal injury or even death, always disconnect your appliance from its power source--that is, unplug it or break the connection at the circuit breaker or fuse box--before you do any troubleshooting or repair work on your appliance. Also, because some components may have sharp edges, use caution while working on your appliance.
This is generally an airflow issue. Restricted airflow will cause the hi-limit thermal protector to open and turn off the heat in order to prevent a lint fire, or fabric melt issue. Remove the exhaust vent from the dryer and ascertain that there are no obstruction/restriction to the vent hood, Include the vent hood in your inspection to make sure it has not been crushed or damaged. Make sure your lint filter is cleaned after each load. Do not use fabric sheets as this will place an invisible coating on the lint filter that restricts airflow, (Replace filter). Do not overload the dryer. If your washer is newer, then larger loads are capable of overloading the dryer.
A blower malfunction or worn belts could cause lower airflow issues. Replace if worn.
Visit; www.repairclinic.com, for complete DIY instructions, disassembly procedures, and repair parts list.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Jul 13, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 23, 2016 | Maytag Dryers
Oct 04, 2012 | Maytag MED5700TQ Electric Dryer
May 29, 2011 | Maytag Dryers
Oct 14, 2010 | Dryers
Apr 18, 2010 | Maytag Dryers
Mar 08, 2010 | Maytag Dryers
Feb 07, 2010 | Maytag MDG9206 Dryer
Sep 25, 2009 | Dryers
Jul 31, 2009 | Maytag Dryers
Jul 05, 2009 | Maytag MGD9700S Gas Dryer
Aug 20, 2017 | Maytag Dryers
117 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!