Maytag Dryers - Answered Questions & Fixed Issues

If the dryer is working but not producing any heat you are having the most common problem with dryers. Most of the time the problem is in a blown fuse or a faulty heating element. There are times when the main control board needs to be replaced in order to solve this problem.

Thermal Fuse: The thermal fuse prevents the dryer from over heating. Fuses are possibly located on the blower housing at a dryers heat source. For electric dryers this would be the heating element and for gas dryers this would be at the burner. If the fuse has blown it will have no continuity as shown by a multimeter. Pro Tip: A blown fuse could be the sign of a clogged vent or exhaust pipe. Check as required.

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Maytag Dryers | Answered on Feb 11, 2020 | 77 views

i don't know. most dryers come with a chart showing what wires are for. green is usually used for ground but read
your chart. few have chart with owner's manual and most i have seen are in a clear plastic bag stuck on the back or
stuck in the open area under the tub.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Jan 07, 2020 | 63 views

Nothing happens when push start button.
All limits are good.
Element tests at .001 ohms.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Jan 01, 2020 | 1,524 views

Go to and enter medb835dw4. With luck, you will be presented with a list of replacement parts/assemblies and may be able to view a generic Maytag video showing disassembly.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Dec 23, 2019 | 45 views

Go to YouTube and type in: Neptune 5500 dryer not turning on.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Dec 21, 2019 | 946 views

Check the igniter it should glow when turned on

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Dec 06, 2019 | 54 views

check the drum support rollers

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Nov 23, 2019 | 60 views

I don't know what it means but you can try to reset the control panel by unplugging it for 10 minutes then plugging it back in. This may or may not help but it works every time my dryer gets stuck on or off with the panel display showing something odd, or stuck on so many minutes left but it doesn't ever stop. It won't cost you anything to try this. If it happens very often you may need the panel replaced.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Oct 27, 2019 | 86 views

The buzzer indicates the timed drying cycle is complete. You have to start an additional timed cycle to continue.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Oct 14, 2019 | 69 views

I'm having trouble finding the exact capacity of your dryer, but I believe it is around 7.0 cu ft, which is about as large as you can get in a standard-width home dryer.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Oct 14, 2019 | 85 views

Most likely cause is a thermal fuse or the heating element. And if it's a thermal fuse, you need to make sure the dryer vent is clear and un-restricted, since that is the most common cause of thermal fuses blowing.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Oct 05, 2019 | 67 views

You have to work from the front. Pull the top then the front then you will be able to see everything. Pretty self explanatory.

Maytag Neptune... | Answered on Oct 02, 2019 | 3,425 views

be very careful with electricity. fuses are in the home's wiring. open the dryer door. if possible follow the wire
from the large plug back to the home's main electrical panel. there may be a small panel just for the dryer or it may be connected directly into the main panel. locate the fuses if used, unscrew them and replace them with ones you know are good or use an electrical meter to test the original fuses for continuity. install good fuses.
if your system uses circuit breakers, locate the breakers and look to see if they have been moved from the on position. switch them off and on a few times and leave them on. go and close the dryer door and choose a new dryer setting to try to see if your dryer works. great if all works as it should. if dryer won't start or fails again, you need to have your house wiring inspected or your dryer repaired. call for help without delay.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Oct 02, 2019 | 96 views

i don't know. consider shutting off dryer, open the dryer door, turn off the main electrical source [shut off circuit breakers for dryer or unscrew fuses.
shut the dryer door and turn breakers on and or fuses in. this may reset your machine's internal program.
choose a new timed setting to see if all is OK.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Oct 02, 2019 | 76 views

It may seem crazy, but you have to remove the dryer door, and then take the door apart to be able to replace the handle! I've tried doing it without taking the door apart, and I only ended up damaging the door and replacement handle!

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Sep 02, 2019 | 83 views

I did A & B, B actually did the trick and I have had absolutely no problems.

Possible Solutions
Power unit down by turning off the circuit breaker(s) for one (1) minute.
  1. Power unit up by turning on the circuit breaker(s).
  2. Start a time dry cycle.
  3. Monitor the dryer for one (1) minute to ensure the error code does not display again.
It indicates that the lint screen or vent is clogged; the vent is crushed, kinked or has too many turns. ... The dryer will continue to run when this diagnostic code is present.

My dryer did the same thing. I cleaned all the vents thoroughly, if you are unable to clean inside where the vent screen is try this. remove lint screen, using tape or rubberband attach a empty paper towel roll to the end of your vacuum crevice tool. Also at the 99 cent store I purchased a appliance brush to loosen any lint inside before vacuuming. The brush works better then the one I purchased from Home Depot for $15.
Vacuum the inside of the dryer, be sure to vacuum the very back inside and around the door.
This is the tricky part now.
The dryer flex hose actually has to be set just right. If the placement is incorrect you will get the error codes, dryer turns off after mins etc.

Here is a Flex hose tip video. Hope this is helpful

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Aug 24, 2019 | 418 views

if you are turning it from the inside of the dryer with ease then check to see if belt broke.

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Aug 18, 2019 | 116 views

Only thing that comes to mind is,  it may be in "advertising" mode

Try Pressing the damp dry and sensor dry keys
for 5 seconds will take it out of the 
Advertising mode.

(In Advertising mode No functions will be run
except illuminating the LEDs.)

Maytag Dryers | Answered on Aug 16, 2019 | 81 views

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