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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2011, 03:35:44 PM »
If you have not done so already you should check your dryer vent to make sure it's not kinked or restricted with lint.

It's posible that the part just failed on it's own and that there is nothing else wrong too.

Has the dryer been giving you any other trouble, such as long dry times or getting to hot?
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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2011, 09:42:13 AM »
No it was operating OK so far.

There is only one 90 degree bend in the vent line and then it goes like 2 feet to the outside. I did check it in late winter just to be sure (mostly to avoid fire risks) and except for a bit of lint behind the "keep squirrels out" cage, the line was clear.

When I opened the back of the dryer yesterday there was a handful of lint in the bottom of the chassis. I feel like this is a design flaw - it must mean that the trap does not catch all of the lint - that there is a way for lint to get around the trap and into the dryer. It also seems like a fire hazard - worse than a clogged line would be in my opinion.

To maytag's credit, they are sending a tech out tomorrow even though it is out of warranty. But it is only 7 months out of warranty and for a dryer under 2 years old I think this is appropriate action on their part. I just hope they actually fix it - it's still too early to celebrate. It would have been much more efficient for them to just send me the part for free (or at least  discounted) but at least with the tech here, I can ask him to check the thermostats etc.

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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2011, 10:21:43 AM »
Update - Maytag covered the repair, thankfully. I am really hoping that this was a fluke. I do not want to ahve to buy a heater in another year and a half :-)

Thanks for all of your help here!

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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2011, 01:30:14 PM »
Good to hear, thanks for the update.
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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #14 on: September 17, 2011, 02:26:43 PM »
Thanks for the manual!  My dryer's started making a horrendous burned rubber smell, and I'm getting ready to open it up to see what's up - loose belt, melted insulation, etc.

I'm never buying another Maytag appliance ever.

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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #15 on: September 17, 2011, 04:25:12 PM »
Thanks for the manual!  My dryer's started making a horrendous burned rubber smell, and I'm getting ready to open it up to see what's up - loose belt, melted insulation, etc.

I'm never buying another Maytag appliance ever.

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Hi Odin,

Glad you found the service manual.
If you need any help with your dryer or just want to let us know what you found please start a new topic.

Good luck with the repair.

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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2012, 01:29:55 AM »
The repair manual posted ....which I downloaded.....gives you a bunch of tests to perform, but doesn't tell you anything about what problem the tests indicate .......rendering it virtually useless....!!!

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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2012, 07:17:32 PM »
The repair manual posted ....which I downloaded.....gives you a bunch of tests to perform, but doesn't tell you anything about what problem the tests indicate .......rendering it virtually useless....!!!
The manual makes perfect sense to me,but then, I am a technician.
If you would start your own topic and describe your problem we will help you in diagnosis and repair.
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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #18 on: March 14, 2013, 08:40:24 PM »
Well, it's March. Like clockwork my MDE2400AZW has stopped heating again. Maytag is coming out again tomorrow. I am going to recommend they issue a recall. We clear the lint trap religiously, but somehow lint gets around it and fills the door, which also fills the chassis, and also fills our ductwork. In order to clean it properly, I need to disassemble the dryer to clear it out, plus either climb behind it to clean the duct, or get on a 30 foot ladder to clean it from the outside. I assume this is not what Maytag expected us to go through when building this machine.

If they redesign the door and issue a recall, this could all be prevented. I'm thinking in the meantime of making a permanent secondary filter on the air inlet in the bottom of the chassis.

I'm interested in others' experiences with the lint collection on their MDE2400.

By the way, the link to the manual is down again - hopefully you don't mind reposting it for me and others as this page is near the top of the search results for this dryer.

Thanks!

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Re: Looking for service manual 16023432 for Maytag Dryer MDE2400AZW
« Reply #19 on: March 15, 2013, 11:08:24 AM »
I am going to recommend they issue a recall.


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