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Maytag drier model MDE5806AYW

My drier is 18 months old. It shuts itself off in about 30 seconds. Until today, it has worked fine. The only thing out of the ordinary I can think of that has happened was a lightening storm last night.

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  • lil_guy009 Aug 28, 2008

    Exact same problem with my dryer, it will turn on for 3-10 seconds and then shuts off. We also had a lightning storm last night and lost power for I don't know how long. Coincidence? I think not. Our dryer is also only about a year old.

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It's actually the circuit board. The lightning struck near our house and the power went out. If we were to get a new circuit board the dryer would work fine. The lightning must have short circuited it. Which means the dryer wasn't properly grounded...

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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Hi thanks for the question i would guess the motor but man thats a hard one if the dryer was hit by lightning it could have caused a fef problems myself i would call my insurance company tell them you were hit before you call the insurance check all appliances in your house you may find other problems thanks the appliance doc

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