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MAYTAG MODEL MDE9706AYW NEEDS REPAIR

MY ELECTRIC DRYER IS ACTING UP AND WILL TURN OF BEFORE CLOTHES ARE DRY. IT HUMS MOMENTARILY WHEN THE START BUTTON IS PUSHED AND THEN RUNS FOR ABOUT 2 MINUTES AND SHUTS DOWN. SOME HEATED ELECTRICAL SMELL IS EVIDENT AT THIS POINT.ATTEMTING TO RESTART IS UNSUCCESSFUL AND WHEN THE DRYER COOLS OFF, I CAN START IT AGAIN BUT IT GOES THROUGH THE SAME PROCESS...WHAT'S GOING ON? HOW CAN I REPAIR IT?
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    I have the same problem with same model. Is it worth replacing motor (model is 10 yrs old) or would new purchase be advisable?

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Sounds like your motor is overheating, replace motor

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