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pinkfloyd4ever

Maytag Electric Dryer

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Performa Model Heavy Duty 7 cycle

No heat at all- dryer turns on and tumbles.

Think it is a simple remove and replace heating element or our there other steps I could look at first?

Thanks

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Make sure you check your breaker switch first, the dryer is on a 230 volt breaker and if 1/2 of that is tripped the dryer will run but won't heat.

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Make sure that the hose is not full

of lint. If it is clogged, it won't

blow warm air. Check the end on the outside

of the house too.

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Very possible it's an element, but there other things it could be also. If you have access to a volt meter, you can test the parts and determine which is bad. That dryer has a couple of safety thermostats that are bad once they are tripped. Usually trip from plugged venting or air flow restriction.

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Backtroller nailed it: fuse tripped, reset and working fine now. Thanks

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