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MDE9700AYW Maytag Dryer - Overview

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Radiant Flame Sensor

This part senses the flame for heat allowing the gas valve to open.


Light Bulb - 10W

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



This screw is sold individually.



This part controls the temperature of the inside of the dryer drum and prevents the dryer from overheating.



This thermostat helps to regulate the dryer's internal temperature.


Gas Dryer Conversion Kit - NG to LP

This conversion kit contains all parts needed to convert your gas dryer from natural gas (NG) to liquid propane (LP). This kit will work with some Samsung dryers as well. Use model # to ensure you are getting the correct part.


Thermal Fuse with Bracket


Drum Support Roller with Axle

Sold individually.


Drive Belt

This drive belt is made to slip on the motor pulley to bring the basket up to the speed required and this makes the belt get wear and tear.



This part ignites the gas within the dryer.

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Crack in drum

  • Customer: Chris from Pomona CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 48 of 53 people found this instruction helpful
From what I understand, this is a common problem with this Samsung made Maytag Neptune dryer. The dryer was making a sound like it had a shoe in it every time it was drying. The crack was in the seam at the back of the drum behind one of the baffolds so you can't see it when you look inside. I did not see it until I took the top off the dryer, looked insi... read more


  • Customer: FRED from BRIELLE NJ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 43 of 57 people found this instruction helpful
first it was a process of alimination to find out why it was dropping out. after the problem was found it was just a matter of replacing the holding coil on the gas valve.
FRED KENNEY SR read more

A faulty computer

  • Customer: keri from lincoln park NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 24 of 29 people found this instruction helpful
First remove the top of this particular dryer, to get to the necessary screws. computer is located on the left side, and 3 screws frees it up. Then disconnect the wires. Unscrew the board, and replace!! That simple!! Unfortunately for me the bad computer melted part of the wire harness. I called maytag and drove them nuts untill they paid to replace th... read more