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Difficulty level? What has to come apart to get to the thermistor? Is it just a matter of taking the back off?

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To answere your question, you need to remove the front of the machine witch inclused the door and the thermistor is located near the blower housing.

you can see a breakdown of a simalar machine here
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getModel!retrieveModelDetails.pd?modelNumber=MDE5500AYQ&productCategoryId=0151200&brandId=3048&brandDescription=MAYTAG&modelName=MAYTAG-LAUNDRY&searchedModel=mde5500ay

There is also a thermofuse and Thermostat located on the heater tube you might want to make sure its ok and befor you do anything make sure you unplug the machine.

Good luck

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