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Maytag Neptun Dryer won't come on. I move to a house where the wall outlet for the dryer is for a 3-prong power cord. My Neptune, which is at least 10 yrs old, had a pwer cord with 4-prongs. I wnet out and purchased a pwer cord with 3 prongs and replaced the cord on the dryer. However, when I plug it into the wall outlet the dryer still does not come on. Whats wrong? The Model # is MDE3000AYW. Thanks

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If this is how you have inserted all the wires

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then please check/test the thermostat/thermal fuse for continuity which is located inside the back panel towards the duct. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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