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Offline rbm

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Maytag Electric Dryer does not heat
« on: September 28, 2009, 05:48:52 PM »
My mother who is 91 years old has a Maytag dryer that is not heating up. She lives on a limited income so cannot afford to buy new dryer.I help her financially the best I can.I have done some research on this, but looks like it could be 4 different parts (heater elemnet,fuse,timer,forget the 4th one) and I do not want to replace all possible parts,hoping someone who is an expert can tell me which part is bad to minimize the repair cost, I am some what handy and can  replace part. Anyway the dryer does not heat, on the weekend I was turning the dial to different settings trying to get it to heat and onetime I had it on the top setting for "more dry" and it did heat up, but when I turned the dial again to many different settings I could not get it to heat again, even at the "more dry" setting. Thank you for your help in advance it is greatly appreciated.    

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Re: Maytag Electric Dryer does not heat
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2009, 06:03:12 PM »
It could be the timer. Take a look at this pic:

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