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Offline 2COTONS

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May mdg5500 wont start, flashing s/s and wrink prevent on LED
« on: September 06, 2011, 03:45:57 PM »
I have a Maytag Neptune MDG5500aww which will not start.  The start/stop and the wrinkle prevent is flashing.  Sometimes if I press the two signal buttons and then the start/stop the machine will start.   I have recently replaced the microprocessor board but this did not help.  The only thing I can get it to do is to go to advertising mode and verify that all LCD illuminate and they do.   Any other help would be appreciated

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Re: May mdg5500 wont start, flashing s/s and wrink prevent on LED
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2011, 04:16:50 PM »
The dryer actually just started by pressing the signals and start/stop as described as above.  Tried to go to service/diagnostics mode but nothing.  Nor can I increase the time or dry time. 

ugh  frustrating.  Help please.

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Re: May mdg5500 wont start, flashing s/s and wrink prevent on LED
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2011, 04:24:42 PM »
That could be a faulty door switch. Page 20 shows how to check it.

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Re: May mdg5500 wont start, flashing s/s and wrink prevent on LED
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2011, 09:22:02 PM »
Thank you for responding.  I have checked the continuity for the door switch and it is ok both NO and NC when I press the switch.   I don't know why the start /stop switch and the wrinkle prevent leds are blinking.  The wrinkle prevent is a very lightly lit compared to when I do an advertising check. 

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Re: May mdg5500 wont start, flashing s/s and wrink prevent on LED
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2011, 09:37:37 PM »
Clean the ribbon going to the touch pad, I have seen 50/50 on boards and touch pad failure. Soft gum eraser works best.

 

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