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Checked all power connections and fuse panel but seems to have no power even light will not turn on. it is a maytag performa. PYE4500atw

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You will most likely have a bad thermal fuse. With your model, one leg of the power comes through it before it goes to anything else. These are easy to replace and are not expensive. They are also a common part to fail. You can go to www.partselect.com enter your model number. This will bring up diagrams of you unit plus a wiring diagram. You can alos order the part from this sight. Good luck.

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