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Dryer spins but no heat

My Maytag MDE7500AYW drum turns but there is no heat. I measured the resistance across the heating element & read 10.6 ohms. The fuse on the heating element housing read 0 ohms. What other components should I measure & what shoyuld they read?

thanks for your help.

AHH

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  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2007

    Drum turning but no heat.

  • Aslam Haswarey Dec 17, 2007

    What should the resistance across the T-stat & thermal cut-out read.



    Thanks for your help.



    regards

  • Aslam Haswarey Dec 18, 2007

    To update you... it was one of the power lines that was loose that caused exactly the symptom that you outlined in your first message. Thank you very much, I now have clean & DRY clothes. :-)



    regards

  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2008

    Hi - I have a Mayteg Neptune dryer. Everything works except I get no heat. Is there a heating element that needs to be replaced or do you think it is something else. Please advise.



    Thank you,



    Chris K.

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Did you check the power coard where it connects to the dryer? Start at the source. Make sure that you have at least 110v on each line. The dryer will tumble on 110v but requires 220v to heat. If you have 220v then check the t-stat and thermal cut-out on the blower. Check all wires for loose or burnt terminals. If all that is good it may be a bad motor or timer/control. I'm happy that you have a meter.
Good luck.

Posted on Dec 17, 2007

  • Randy Bell
    Randy Bell Dec 18, 2007

    Sorry that I didn't fully answer your question.

    You should have no resistance across the t-stat or cut-out.

  • Randy Bell
    Randy Bell Dec 23, 2007

    If the terminal end was burnt you should replace it.

    Merry Christmas,

    Oceti

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