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Maytag neptune dryer wont restart mde 3000 aya

My maytag neptune dryer will not restart after the first load has dryed and a new load is immediately loaded. I have replaced the hose, cleaned the lint trap with soap and water, and blew out any lint from the screen trap to the rear of the machine. it makes a buzzing sound when you try to restart it and there is a smell of something burning, is it worth fixing or just buy a new dryer. thank you.

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  • jank2 Nov 28, 2008

    my md 3000 gas dryer would not start after having just run a load as well. There was a slight electrical 'odor' when pushing the start button and a slight buzz. Is it worth checking lint blockage on exhaust. The last posting indicated they did it but it did not resolve. IS it a possibility.Is there a blockage detector that will defeat the on switch?




  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Dryer lint hose came off. Cleaned and reattached. Tried to restart dryer but it just beeps. Ran the diagnostic code test and it came up as 39.

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Your dryer needs a new motor. It should cost about $200-250 including labor. Call a local repairman - not a national company. Give him the model number and ask him to bring the motor with him.

Good luck!

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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