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Maytag dryer model MDE308DAYW will not start. Why?

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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...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why your dryer will not run...

Dryer Repair - The Dryer is not Turning

Dryer Repair ? The dryer will not start


heatman101

Posted on Aug 29, 2010

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SOURCE: Maytag Electric Dryer MDE308DAYW doesn't turn on at all when pressing the button

Since the vent was filled with lint I would check the High Limit termal fuse located on the front of the heater asm. It is best to replace the fuse and thermostat. These parts are part of a kit that can be purchased from your local supplier. The heater asm is located in trhe bottom left of the dryer. and looks like this
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Posted on Jan 18, 2008

larryyb
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SOURCE: ihave a maytag electric dryer model #MDE308DAYW

make sure it is unpluged ,,,,, take the two screws out on bottom of front panel, pull out and drop down, remove 2 screws holding top down and raise, 4 5 1/16 screws holds front cover in place, take those out, left up and remove ,,,, you can see all from there ,,,,,, drum also has to come out to replace parts.

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

stewsapplian
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SOURCE: model # MDE308DAYW dryer runs won't heat

check this page the break down on the dryer theres 2 thermostats and the heater check yours to see if you have coninuity across the heater and thermostates
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getSubComp.pd?modelNumber=MDE308DAYW&productCategoryId=0151200&brandId=3048&modelName=MAYTAG-LAUNDRY&diagramPageId=00003&componentDescription=BASE,%20HEATER%20&%20MOTOR&documentId=M0610236&backToLink=Return%20to%20Sub%20Components%20list copy and paste
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if you need help

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

dragonsthatk
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most likely heating eleament change you can find here as well as diagram http://www.partstap.com/ please rate me thank you for useing fixya

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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SOURCE: what do i take apart the dryer to replace the

the steam on the front was 2 spring clips,one on each side in the front, use a putty knife to pop it up,then looks on the back wall and you will see the thermal fuse and the heater coil-mike

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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