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My Maytag Neptune won't turn on. I've confirmed that the breaker is on and the light is on when I open the door, but I get no display and the dryer won't turn on; any suggestions? Mike

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Check the breaker or fuse box. Sounds like one leg of the 220 volts is tripped. Reset it or replace the fuse if so.

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An electric Neptune clothes dryer, like most electric clothes dryers, has two circuit breakers: one for the drum and another for the heating element. Both breakers need to be in the "on" position for it to run properly. Go to your main circuit box. Reset both of the dryer's circuit breakers to the "on" position. If one of the breakers trips again, there's a problem with the dryer component that it operates. Contact a dryer repair technician to evaluate the machine's condition.
The lid switch is a small latch located on the interior of the door frame on your Neptune clothes dryer. It keeps the door securely shut when the dryer's on to prevent injury should you open the door and reach inside while it's turning. If the lid switch becomes damaged, the dryer won't turn on even though its lights might work. Run your finger over the lid switch and listen for a clicking sound. If you don't hear a sound when the latch is compressed, it's faulty and needs to be swapped out.

The thermal cut-off is a heat-sensitive safety feature on a Neptune clothes dryer that shuts off the heating element if the dryer overheats. After it activates, it can't be reset; you must replace it. Until it's replaced, your dryer might only partially function, so while its lights might turn on, the dryer might not spin or heat. Don't exchange an old thermal cut-off for a new one until you first determine what promoted it to trip, otherwise your dryer likely will overheat again.

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Hello I have a MAYTAG NEPTUNE DRYER Model# MD5500 (MDE5500AYQ) . The console panel lights up.You can load up a cycle on the display but the unit won't start. It Just beeps or locks up.So I checked the...


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I have a maytag neptune dryer. When I open the


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I have a maytag neptune dryer. When I open the door it doesn't turn on . What could be the problem?

Solution:
This is normal! The dryer has a door switch that will prevent it from operating with the door in the open position. This is a safety feature and cannot be overidden.

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I do not have that specific dryer but try these simple steps.
Maybe they will help you.
1. Shut the electric breaker off to the dryer for about 30 seconds and and back on.
2. Open the dryer door and inspect the switch that tells the dryer the door is closed. work it by hand just to make sure it is not stuck.
3. Spin the timer controls to another setting and see if the other setting will work.

That's all I've got for now...

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the circuit in the control. you can get it at
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