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Maytag model MDE5500AYW. lights on, door switch, timer all working, replaced thermistor. Start, signal up or down not working and lights are out. Will not start.

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SORRY BUT UR QUESTION IS CONFUSING? U SAY IT SHUTS DOWNS THEN U SAY IT DOES NOT AGITATE? IF NO AGITATION I WOULD CHECK THE WATER PRESSURE SWITCH. UR DOOR SWITCH IS NOT LIKELY TO GO OFF AND ON, WHEN IT GOES BAD IT STOPS WORKING ALL TOGETHER. LESS U HAVE A BAD ACTUATOR? U CAN CHECK IT WITH A METER TO VERIFY , SEE PICS

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Check to see if the door switch is working. If you have an interior light, it should go on and off when you press it. Post back your results.

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