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Maytag dryer We push start there is heat and air...but wont turn/tumble...felt under dryer for screws did not feel any how to i replace the belt??? HELP!!!!

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Maytag neptune dryer heats but wont tumble


When you spin it by hand, is there resistance? Can you hear the motor turning? In fact, when you switch it on and it starts to heat, can you hear the motor turning, or is it silent?

Sounds like the belt is broken, in which case there will be little resistance.

If there is resistance, it may be the motor or circuitry controlling the motor.

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replace the "Broken-Belt" switch by the drum motor,when the belt breaks it shuts off the heating element so as not to burn the clothes because the drum can't turn to produce air flow to dry the clothes as they tumble,when you replace the belt it will make the switch close the circuit again and it will start

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Do not know hoe to get into the dryer to replace the drum belt


unplug the dryer,open the door and take out the two phillips screws holding the door on and remove the other two screws opposite the door screws.remove the door and pull the front of dryer off.now remove the two top 5/16 inch screws and metal Lbrackets,down below them you'll see i think on the right side a screw that's in a hole or in a cutout,those screws are short and the one below it is a long screw on the bottom,don't take out anymore screws than that,on the other side the long screw is on top and the short screw is on the bottom and don't take out anymore screws than that or the bulkhead will separate on you,now pull the bulkhead off and you can replace the belt,when putting it back together just remember the short screws go into the cutout holes and the long screws go in the holes without the cutout.one more thing when you put the bulkhead back on make sure the felt isn't sticking out into the drum opening,if it is use a screw driver and push the felt in with it and push up at the same time and the felt will get pushed back up and behind the drum,run your finger around the drum and you'll be able to feel if the felt is sticking out

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I take it that the belt is ok and the drum is turning.The heater comes with thermostats fitted as a complete part.There is an overload safety thermostat which is situated inside the drum and above the door,it is held in place with a self tapping screw then prise open the plastic cover and then the thermostat will pull out,if replacing remember to refit the small gasket.Have you checked the filters and exhaust hose for any blockages as this will affect the heating.

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Maytag sde4606ayw heats up will not tumble when pushing the start button even after replacing a fryed temp. switch.


do you hear the motor trying to run? it could be a belt, or something electrical, door switch could be a option as well

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Maytag dryer won't rotate after blower wheel replacement


Check the drive belt and belt tensioner. From the way you describe it, the belt is loose and with a load in the drum, it will not rotate due to belt slipping.

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Try running it with the vent disconnected and feel the air coming out of the dryer. It should have good flow. If it dries good, your pipe may be clogged.

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Put dryer belt on maytag dryer


generic maytag dryer belt replacement

type 1:older models by Maytag with lintscreen under door
  • unplug dryer
  • remove 2 screws from under front panel
  • tilt front panel up from the bottom and unclip top
  • remove door switch wires
  • set front panel aside
  • remove front drum retainer 2 screws each side
type 2:newer models by whirlpool lint screen in top cover
  • unplug dryer
  • remove lint screen
  • remove 2 screws under lint screen
  • with putty knife or other blunt blade
    unclip spring clips at front corners of top panel
  • tilt front panel up
  • remove 1 screw each side of front panel 1/2 way from top
  • remopve door switch wires
  • tilt front panel down and unclip
  • set front panel aside
all
  • withdraw drum forward
  • examine drum rollers for wear
    if worn or locked replace in pairs
  • examine felts and nylon glides(if fitted) for wear
    if worn replace
  • examin case floor for tensioner
    (sometimes broken belt ends pull the tensioner out of place its easy to see the slots on the case floor for the 2 feet and spring, looks like a power socket)
  • loop new belt around drum at wear mark of old belt
  • insert drum
  • loop belt around motor pulley
  • pull tensioner to end of travel against spring
  • loop belt around tensioner
  • relax tensioner
  • rotate drum by hand to make sure belt wont jump off
reassemble in reverse order

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Dryer will not tumble


HI your right on the money , it is the belt. replace thanks.

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Maytag atlantis


UNPLUG DRYER, 220v is not fun
You get in the back of the dryer, from the front.
maytag dryers have two screws in the curve of the bottom of the front panel. (Note:screws may be torx-secure screws, cut a slot in them and use a flat screwdriver or pick up a torx-secure #20 bit at a tool shop, star shape with a pin in it)
remove the screws and the front panel can be swung up from the bottom and unhooked.
unplug door switch wires
reach under drum, for belt tensioner, pull belt off tensioner. and motor pulley
lift drum up and slide out forward
under drum are 2 rubber tired rollers, check for free motion, replace both if either is seized
the drum has felt bushes on it
examine felts for wear, replace if worn.
ensure all felt and adhesive is scraped from drum before fitting new felts, if there is any left, it bumps/thumps and knocks every rotation (best adhesive is Hi temperature red silicone)
use 2-4 pairs locking pliers(visegrips) to install felt
  • put adhesive on drum edge
  • clip felt in place at one point with visegrip
  • pull felt around drum, clipping in place as you go
  • let sit in clamps till adhsive sets
reassemble drum in reverse order
38d7d07.jpg while you got it apart is a good time to clear any lint from exhaust vents and squirrel cage fan,
felts last cost $30/pair rollers $9/pair
takes 45 minutes now to change felts, I do rollers while the adhesive sets, had a lot of practice, replace the belt, cost is minimal, it has been *****ed pulling the drum against the worn felts or rollers, and will break soon, dont want to open up again

Aug 29, 2008 | Maytag Atlantis MDE7400AY Electric Dryer

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