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MDE4000AYW Maytag Dryer - Parts

All parts for the Maytag Dryer MDE4000AYW

Below is a list of all parts for the Maytag Dryer MDE4000AYW - Residential. To find the repair part you need, you can browse the list below or you can narrow your choices by searching for a part by name or description.

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Door Switch Kit

This part replaces older two terminal switches.


High Limit Thermostat

This high limit/safety thermostat is used to prevent overheating. With this thermostat, a dryer's heating element will cut out if the internal temperature reaches 200 degrees Fahrenheit. The element will kick back in when the temperature drops to 170 degrees Fahrenheit. Differential of 30 degrees.


Light Bulb - 10W

This 10 watt light bulb is used with both washers and dryers. Sold individually.


Timer Knob

This part does not come with the top insert cap or the dial skirt.



This screw is sold individually.


Blower Wheel Clamp

This clamp is used for the blower wheel.


Idler Arm and Shaft

This arm is what attaches to the idler pulley wheel.



This idler shaft retaining ring is well under an inch long and is made of metal.


Timer Knob Insert Cap

This part is all white in color and is made of plastic.


Cycling Thermostat - Limit: 135/155

Cycling themostats continually cycle the heating element off and on to maintain a constant inner temperature within the dryer. This particular cycling thermostat can be adjusted between 135 and 155 degrees Fahrenheit. The differential of this thermostat is 20 degrees, meaning that with this thermostat, the heating element will cycle back on once the internal temperature drops by 20 degrees.



This screw is sold individually.


Idler Arm Screw Sleeve

This part is intended for use with the screw that holds the idler pulley on your clothes dryer.


Roller Shaft Hex Nut

This roller shaft hex nut measures well under an inch long. It is made of metal and is sold individually.


Thermal Fuse - L183

This thermal fuse mounts on your dryer's blower wheel housing. It will cut out once your dryer's internal temperature reaches around 183 degrees Fahrenheit, and will not cut in again. Like a house fuse, you will have to replace it when it blows.

All Parts for the MDE4000AYW
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