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I have a maytag MED5820TWO. The blower or drum drive will come on. The heating element is hot and even stays on when I open the door, Could a bad door switch allow the element to heat up but not allow the drum or blower to work?

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SOURCE: dryer spins but no heat

Did you check the power coard where it connects to the dryer? Start at the source. Make sure that you have at least 110v on each line. The dryer will tumble on 110v but requires 220v to heat. If you have 220v then check the t-stat and thermal cut-out on the blower. Check all wires for loose or burnt terminals. If all that is good it may be a bad motor or timer/control. I'm happy that you have a meter.
Good luck.

Posted on Dec 17, 2007

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your timer is bad,the cost of a timer is close to a new dryer.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore 80 series dryer. The drum will not turn.

You Take the front off.Screws under endcap trim ,flip console back. Remove screws along vack and top slides forward. take bottom panel off and then door and front panel.
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SOURCE: My dryer is not heating, the drum runs but no

Not by just looking at it. You will have to test it for continuity from end to end.

Posted on Dec 18, 2010

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I get code E6 and my Maytag dryer keeps stopping


BAD MOTOR WINDINGS OR DRYER OVERHEATING:

Heating Element
A defective heating element can make a dryer too hot. If the element partially shorts out, it can produce heat all the time, regardless of whether the dryer is calling for heat. Remove the heating element to inspect it. The coils should not be touching each other or anything else.

Other Causes and Conditions
Air Flow Problem
Dryers need good ventilation to work properly. If the vent is clogged it can make the dryer too hot. Clean all of the vent tubing thoroughly.

Cycling Thermostat
Although not common, a defective cycling thermostat can make the dryer too hot. The cycling thermostat is supposed to turn on and off the heat to maintain the proper temperature. If the thermostat is defective it may keep the heat on too long. The thermostat is not adjustable or repairable, it must be replaced.

Felt Seal
Most dryers have a felt seal at the front and rear of the drum to keep the heat inside the drum. If the felt seal is worn away or missing, the dryer may keep heating and make the dryer too hot. This is not common.

Blower Wheel
A defective blower wheel will not spin properly and will not vent the hot air, making the dryer too hot. Check to see if there is adequate airflow out of the dryer.
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Element turns on even if door is open. at end of drying cycle drum shuts down but element stays hot


Your problem is usually caused by a bad/broken heating element. What happened is the element broke or burned apart at some point and the broken end has grounded against the dryer body. Instead of the power going through the control system and shutting off the heater, the power is going through the broken part of the heater and then to the dryer body with no shut off point like a direct circuit. Probably needs heater replaced. Could also be one of the controls stuck but usually the 1st problem I stated..

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I have a MEDC400VWG drier.Woked fine yesterday. Put clothes in it today. Pushed start button. nothing happened. Smelled somthing getting hot. opened drier. Heating coils lit up. (with door open). Turned...


Sounds as if the motor centrifugal switch is stuck. Check to see if lint built up around switch or centrifugal mechanism on motor shaft. Rap switch with the handle of a screw driver hard but don't break it .

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Maytag Performa dryer blowing heating elements


Hi and welcome to FixYa. You should check the dryer vent ducting inside and outside the dryer for restrictions / clogs to include the vent flapper. Poor air flow through the dryer will cause hot spots. If the blower is slipping on the motor shaft this too can cause poor air flow.

When you change the heating element AGAIN... break out the crevice tool and de-lint everything you can access. Also pull out the lint filter and wash it with white vinegar and water then soap and water. Fabric softener sheets material builds up on lint filters. It looks clean but air will not pass through the lint filter.

I think once you get it all ceaned up including all of the ducting to and through the outside wall it will work normally with no problems. I do not think at this time that you have an electrical problem with the outlet supply.

There is one more thing to check and that is the high limit thermostat. It could be STUCK. It will most likely be labeled L180 or L190. That thermostat is suposed to open at either 180 deg or 190 Deg depending on which one is installed. If it does not open then you will keep cooking your elements. We test them with a match and an Ohm Meter. Match under the removed thermostat CLICK. Thermostat opens (no resistance)

Wish ya the best.

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My maytag dryer heating element gets hot but motor will not run


Sounds like you have something shorted out.

The element issue could be a contact fused shut.
With both problems I would be looking for wires melted together, or a relay/sequencer welded shut melted etc.

You do have a potential fire hazzard here. If after removing the panel you cannot locate the problem, do not run the unit.

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My dryer spins but it is not getting hot or blowing air. I think replacing the heating element and/or thermal fuse will solve the problem but what about the blowing air?


WHEN YOU OPEN THE DOOR THERE IS A SLOT WHERE THE DOOR SWITCH MAKES CONTACT TO LET THE DRYER RUN. TAKE A PLASTIC OBJECT AND HOLD THE DOOR SWITCH IN AND START THE DRYER DO YOU SEE THE ELEMENT GLOWING IF YOU DO YOUR ELEMENT IS NOT BAD THE BELT THAT TURNS THE DRUM SHOULD TURN THE BLOWER TOO.IF YOU SEE TWO BELTS ON YOUR UNIT GET6 BACK TO ME

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Dryer wil not get hot


The problem is most likely a blown thermal fuse or a bad heating element. The thermal fuse should be attached to the duct just inside the back panel. It is about an inch long. The thermal fuse and the heating element should have continuity, therefore they are simple to test with an ohm meter or multimeter. If either component does not have continuity, then that component will need to be replaced. Hope this helped, and good luck.

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Motor not strong enough


The problem dosen't sound like the motor. Check to see if the drive belt is loose and slipping. This is the usual cause of the problem you describe. If not, the bearings for the drum may be going bad. The heating elements should turn off shortly if the drum stops so there is little danger of overheating.

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