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I have a 10 yr old Maytag dryer that has been acting up lately and wonder if anyone can help. I can use the dryer and dry a load of clothes and it work fine. Go to put the next load in the dryer and it not work at all except it will beep at me when I press the start button. Can wait until in the morning and press the start button and it come right back on like nothing happened....almost like it gets too hot and needs the time to cool down before it will run again??? anyone got any ideas of what I can do to fix this problem?? Thanks!!

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Hi,

There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...


The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor going bad...

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your dryer has a safety feature that it will not run or heat when the door is opened. It is so no gas fumes are exhauseted into your home. Once the safety is engaged, It will not allow the dryer to restart for a short while. It should clear itself after only a few minutes. Hope this helps, good luck.

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