Question about Maytag PYE2300AY Electric Dryer
The timer on your dryer is more than likely bad. You already know what the timer is and where located. Not really that high priced thru ebay or an appliance repair outlet. Usually just a screwdriver and a small socket is all you need to change. Great sense of accomplishment when you finish and it works while saving a lot of $$$$. Stan
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Onry, the last 3 letters of the model number is missing. If this is an electric dryer the thermal fuse may be open. On electric dryers if the fuse is open the motor won't run. On gas, the motor will run but will not heat. There are two thermal fuses on the electric model. One on the front of the blower housing and the other on the element enclosure. Check the one on the blower housing first. You will need to remove the door by removing the 4 screws that hold the door hinge and spacers on the other side. Lift up on the door and pull out. Now the front panel will pull out and the blower cover will be visable. If this is a gas dryer we'll have to look elsewhere. Catriver..post back
Posted on Jan 05, 2007
SOURCE: maytag PYE4558AYW
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If your dryer doesn't work at all, it could be because of problems with:
Power from the house
Power from the house Check to see whether there's power getting to the dryer. Is it plugged in? If you plug something else into the outlet, does it work? If not, check for a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker.
Door switch If the door switch or the door-switch actuator is defective, the dryer won't work and you need to replace the failed component. The switch is inside the dryer main housing near the door frame. Sometimes you need to raise or open the top or front of the dryer to reach the switch.
Thermal fuse On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse (a heat-sensitive fuse that blows if the dryer overheats) mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse is about an inch long. It's usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing.
If the fuse has blown, it has no continuity. When this happens, your dryer either just stops heating, or it doesn't work at all. Be sure to inspect the venting/heating system before replacing the fuse to put the dryer back into operation. (You can't re-set this type of fuse.)
Wiring Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, burns and the connection breaks. In this has happened to your dryer, you need to replace the power cord and the terminal block inside the dryer to which the wire is attached.
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Posted on Jun 27, 2008
could be the board, could be a motor, could be a belt but i would run it intill something just stops or try your best to take it apart and look through things and see if you can see an indication.
Posted on May 09, 2009
If the dryer won't heat up, the problem is typically either a blown thermal fuse or a faulty heating element. The thermal fuse is located just inside the back of the dryer on or near the exhaust duct. It is about one inch long. The thermal fuse and heating element can be tested using an ohm meter or multimeter. These components should have continuity. If either does not, that component is faulty. There is no telling if the moving around of the machine caused the problem or if the timing of the problem was coincidental. Sure hope this helps ya and best wishes.
Posted on Jul 24, 2009
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