Question about Maytag MED6300TQ Electric Dryer
My maytag dryer hasn't heating up since we bought it but thought that to be ''energy efficient'' but now it won't turn on and the panel lights are on. Wha't up?
HI, check the following to address this issue.
1. No power to the dryer
Make sure there's power getting to the dryer. Check for a tripped circuit breaker or a blown fuse. Check the wall socket for power with a voltmeter or by plugging something else in.
2. Door switch / Door switch actuator lever
The dryer will not start with a broken door switch. Replace the door switch if found defective.
Most dryers have a door switch actuator lever - when you close a dryer door, it presses against the lever, which actuates the door switch. If the lever is broken, the switch would not activate and the dryer would not start. Replace the lever, if broken.
Note: Door switch actuator lever usually comes with the door switch assembly and it is recommended to get the whole assembly since there is almost no price difference between the door switch assembly and just the lever. Check your model for more details.
3. Thermal fuse
Most dryers have a thermal fuse, which burns out when the dryer overheats, in which case the dryer will either not run at all or stop heating. The fuse is usually located on the vent duct, inside the dryer. A blown fuse will show no continuity when measured with a meter. Before replacing the fuse, make sure the blower wheel is not broken or clogged, and there is nothing blocking the venting.
Note: It is recommended by most dryer manufacturers to replace a hi-limit thermostat when replacing a thermal fuse.
Replace if defective (note: uncommon problem).
**The most common issue here will be a defective Thermal fuse
Posted on Aug 02, 2009
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this 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.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 05, 2015 | Maytag Dryers
Dec 02, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDG6700A Gas Dryer
Aug 09, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer
Feb 19, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer
Oct 09, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer
Aug 29, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer
Mar 07, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MDE4000 Electric Dryer
77 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: