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My Maytag Atlantis dryer MDE6400AYW timer knob broke off. I got the knob and skirt but I need to know what part to replace to get a new shaft to attatch the knob on to.

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Fly, sounds like you blew the thermal fuse. This is located on the front blower. You will need to remove door by removing the two screws and lifting up on the hinge. Remove the 2 spacers on the other side of the door. Now the panel will pull out and the blower will be exposed. The fuse will look like the one on the right of the attached picture....Catriver..post back.

Posted on Jan 27, 2007

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SOURCE: Removing Timer Knob on Maytag MDE7400AYW dryer

I was having the same problem until I figured out that you can remove the front part of the knob by gently prying the silver/gray cover away from the rubber ring part of the knob. Once you remove the front part the rest of the knob can be removed.

Posted on Jun 03, 2008

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sounds like the timer is not completing the cycle in this mode will the dryer shut off if you manuelly advance timer in that mode

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If you push the knob to the left and it makes a good contact and starts the machine, then replace the timer switch. Write down the Name and Model Number of the machine (usually on or below the door)
take it to a local appliance shop and order a new part. When you recieve the new part UNPLUG the machine and remove the three screws from of the top of the electrical compartment and gently pull o the front open, there is only one plug attached to the switch, remove it and dislodge the old switch, then snap the new switch in place and replace the plug, close the compartment and replace the three screws, plug in the dryer, and try it.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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sad!! To Say!! It's a bad Timer!!
Maytag went cheap on there Timers!!!!!!!!!!!
I Work on them and have been in a few homes and had to replace them even less then a year old!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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