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Maytag Ensignia Model MDE6657BYW stopped...

The light comes on when the door opens...goes off when it's shut. Lint trap is replaced and circuit breaker is in the on position. The timer doesn't tick...and pulling the start doesn't do anything. It was working stopped working. Is there an internal fuse that I can located and replace or will I need a service man to the house?

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  • philjosie Apr 29, 2008

    Maytag Ensignia Model MDE6657BYW sort of the same unit overheats and trips the circuit breaker. I called Maytag and was told to call a service rep. I called Sears, from whom I bought it, and was told that for $65 they could send out a service tech and "of course" there would be other charges for labor and parts!

  • ashmc Jul 08, 2008

    I have the Maytag MDE6657BYW dryer. I had the exact same problem (dryer stopped in the middle of a load, light comes on, pulling start dial does nothing) and I replaced the Thermal Fuse (part # 307473) and the High Limit Thermostat (part # 303396) and it did not fix the problem. Has anyone found an alternate solution?



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Yep there is and it is on the right side of the heater housing, it is connected by 2 white wires, you have to remove the heating element toget at it part is a la-1053

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