Question about Maytag Neptune MDG5500AW Gas Dryer
8.8. code on dryer display
We had a very similar problem. Replacement of the control board seemed to have fixed it.
Before replacing, you might want to visually examine the capacitors and resistors located onteh board. One of the two capacitors was leaking and the resistors had overheated.
Posted on Jan 03, 2008
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The machine control electronics monitors the
exhaust temperature using the thermistor, and
cycles the heater relay on and off to maintain
the desired temperature.
Begin with an empty dryer and a clean lint
1. Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
2. Set the following configuration:
? Door - must be firmly closed
? Press Control On
? Press End Of Cycle Signal (Louder)
? Press Start
3. If after 60 seconds, E1 or E2 flashes in the
display and the dryer shuts off, the thermistor
or wire harness is either shorted or open.
? Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
? Check wire connections at the machine
control electronics and thermistor. See
Accessing & Removing the Electronic
Assemblies, page 7, and figure 8 for
? If wire connections are good, remove the
two wires from the thermistor and replace
the part number is 8577274 you can remove the lower panel in the front to change the part.
thanks and please rate me thank you....ken
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