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Not Starting
Maytag Electric Dryer




Learn How To Fix A Not Starting Maytag Electric Dryer

In this not starting Maytag electric dryer page you will find the videos that will show you the parts that you will need to check when your Maytag electric dryer is not starting. Make sure that you watch the videos a few times until you know how to check & replace the parts. 

Taking the dryer apart


One of the first things that you need to learn to fix a not starting Maytag electric dryer is how to dismantle the dryer and how to put it back together again properly. Try to learn how to do this first and everything else will be much easier to do.

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How to take the dryer apart properly

Terminal block voltages

The first thing you need to check when your Maytag electric dryer is not starting in any of the cycles that you try it on are the voltages at the dryer terminal block. Watch the video below to learn how to check the voltages.

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How check the voltages at the terminal block 

The power cord

The power cord is use to transfer electricity from the wall outlet to the dryer terminal block. Loose connections on the terminal block could cause the wires on the cord to burn and break preventing the dryer from starting.

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3 Prongs power cord             4 Prongs power cord

Thermal fuse

The thermal fuse is a safety device use to blow and stop the motor from running if the temperature inside of the dryer surpass the setting on the thermal fuse. This could be the reason for your not starting Maytag electric dryer

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How check & replace the thermal fuse

Start switch

This switch is used to get the motor running after setting the timer in the any of the drying cycles. If this switch is bad, the dryer will not do anything until you replace it with a good working switch.

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How check & start the start witch 

Door switch

This is a safety device used to stop the motor from running if the door on the dryer is opened when the dryer is running in a drying cycle. If the dryer door is opened during a drying cycle the dryer will stop running and you need to close the door and press the start switch to get the dryer running again.

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How to check & replace the door switch

The timer

This is the brain of the dryer and it is in charge of sending electricity to each of the electrical parts in the dryer that need to be working during a drying cycle. The timer has many contacts that close and open during a drying cycle. Watch the timer video to see how to check and replace it.

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How to check & replace the timer

The motor

The job of the motor is to turn the belt that turns the tumbler and to close the circuit of the heating element to produce the heat to dry the clothes. If the motor doesn’t run, the dryer will not do anything. Watch the video on how to check the motor to see how it is done.

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How check & replace the motor 





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