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This switch has come loose from the bracket that holds it on the frame. This shut be easy to fix. You will have to gain access by either going thru the top on getting to it from the back.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Feb 22, 2013

You are lucky it didn't catch fire. Replace block and and put fresh terminals and connections.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Feb 20, 2013

You have a bad control board that will need to be replaced. Here is the part to order.

All parts come with a 365 day, any part, any reason return policy.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Feb 03, 2013

Look inside the drum at the place where the fin was on the drum.
Do you see any screw holes now showing?
That will tell you that you need to take the machine all apart and re-fasten the fin on with some screws, unless the holes are stripped out in the fin itself, in which you will need to get a little bigger screws, or buy a new fin.
Oh yes, I have been using an epoxy cement in a tube that has 2 chambers, and this may help you.
I think it would work here, but will not be strong enough to glue the fin back on.
I sort of think it would stand the heat if you used it to help secure the screws into the fin.
Honestly, to me the new fin sounds " hard to get".
Be blessed.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Feb 03, 2013

control panel dont light up wont start

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Feb 03, 2013

Remove back panel and then remove top. Then you should be able to get to anywhere you want. Unplug first

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Jan 29, 2013

If the display shows an '88' then place a heating pad over the display. In a few minutes the '88' code will clear, and the dryer will work. Sounds crazy, but it works for me every time.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Jan 22, 2013

Make sure all air flow passages are clear. On both sides of the fan, the incoming air vent and the exhaust air vent, all the way to out side of the home.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Jan 22, 2013

Here's a pretty good tutorial on disassembly. Just scroll down to the Maytag section:


Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Jan 10, 2013

Your problem sounds like drum rollers is in need of lubrication.
If you have a front loading machine,

Remove the electrical console that holds the timer switch, start switch, etc. from the top of the dryer.
Be REAL CAREFUL not to knock any of the wires off of the timer switch. Then remove the top of the dryer.
Remove the front of the dryer. This will expose the drum and belt. Remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers, idler arm pulley and motor.
Now is a good time to check the belt condition for wear.
Be sure to note the route of the belt, this will come in handy when you go to reinstall the belt.
Check your drum rollers for flat spots or wear, if they have flat spots or wear on them replace them.
If the drum rollers don't have flat spots or wear on them then they probably only need lubrication. Lubricate the shaft of the rollers with a good grade of machine oil such as 3 in One oil. Reassemble the dryer, plug back in. This should solve your noise problem.
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Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Jan 02, 2013

Check the breaker first, then the outlet, then come back

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Dec 31, 2012

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Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Dec 08, 2012

It means your main control board has malfunctioned and will need to be replaced. Here is the board to order.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Dec 03, 2012

You will need to replace the control board. This dryer is known for the board going out. Here is the board to order.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Dec 02, 2012

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