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Hello I have a maytag dryer bought in 2001 model #MDE5500AYW until now no problems now after running 5 min it shuts off it starts right up but turns off again I cleaned the back of the dryer and checked the vent but it still happens also IF I hold the sensor dry button in it doesnt happen thanks in advance for your help

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I believe that everything else is fine rather it is the thermostat that is located inside the rear panel to the exhaust duct that is bad and should be replaced. If you want you can test this fuse for continuity and if bad replace it as it cannot be reset. If the fuse is fine then check the dryer belt and idler pulley...Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.


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