Question about Maytag MDE308DAYW Electric Dryer
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
Posted on Aug 29, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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
Posted on Jan 18, 2008
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
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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Posted on Feb 11, 2009
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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