Dryer would not start, no enterior light operation

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Charles R. From Kingsland, GA

Feb 07, 2010

42 out of 51 people found this instruction helpful

I down loaded the dryer schematic and itentified items that would potentially cause the observed symptoms. Initially, I replaced the thermal fuse. After the symptoms returned after two loads, suspected the hi limit thermostat not regulating the heater element temperature. I located the thermostat using the illustrated parts list on your website and replaced the thermal fuse (second time) and the thermostats using a nut driver. The Blond hasn't announced a dryer stoppage since the repair, so I'm pronouncing the repair a success. Thank you for making the drawings and schematics available.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Control Thermostat

Part Number: PS2030863

In Stock

High Limit Thermostat - Limit: 258-80

Part Number: PS2047800

In Stock

Thermal Fuse

Part Number: PS2047886

In Stock