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Maytag Stacked W/D SE 1000

THe dryer motor humms and then stops when I try turning on the dryer. It gives off that ozones motor smell. I think the tumbler mechanism is jammed. How do I get to the motor to fix it? Coming at it from the front of the machine the lint trap is in the way.

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  • MRDIYGUY Jun 13, 2008

    Thanks for the reply. I finally got fed up and opened the front of the machine and figured out how to get the motor out. That's all I needed to know from this site. Took the motor to my local independant repairman to see if he had a used one in his bin. He didn't so I ordered a new one on tthe web for $126.00 + s/h. Its cheaper than a new machine.

  • MRDIYGUY May 11, 2010

    I never receiced a email response to my question but you sent me an email promoting your Premium Assistance Plan. Try answering my question first and then I'll know if I need further assistance.

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Had the exact same problem. Just had a repairman look at it. I need to replace the motor. Probably won't.

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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