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Offline pat

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maytag performa dryer it wont start
« on: May 23, 2010, 05:12:25 PM »

my electric dryer is not starting, i push the puller in is not doing nothing except the timer is going ,any input any body ?

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Re: maytag performa dryer it wont start
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2010, 06:58:50 PM »
Pop the top and check the thermal fuse. The same screw that holds the element in also holds the thermal fuse to the side of the heater box. Facinatin ain't it. Look for blockages and correct that. On these particular dryers the blower wheel is suspect Your blower wheel

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