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YMED5900TW0 Maytag Dryer - Overview

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$14.08

Multi Rib Belt - 92-1/4"

This dryer drum belt has four ridges, three grooves and is 1/4" wide.

$34.70

Thermal Cut-Off Kit

This clothes dryer thermal cut-off kit includes one high limit thermostat with a limit of 250 degrees Fahrenheit, and one thermal cut-off fuse (309 degrees). This kit also includes flat heaters with jumper wires.

$18.41

Door Switch - 3 Wire

A door switch is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the dryer from operating when the door is open.

$29.90

Internal-Bias Thermistor

Part may differ in appearance, but functions the same as original part. This part controls the temperature of the inside of the dryer drum and prevents the dryer from overheating.

$3.66

Leveling Foot

Sold individually.

$6.68

Heating Element Connection Wire Kit

This kit is used for electric clothes dryers, and it comes with a yellow wire nut.

$88.21

Drive Motor with Pulley

This motor fits most Whirlpool incorporated dryer brands before 1996. NOTE: Pulley is NOT available separately.

$4.11

RING

$26.71

SCREEN

$22.62

Blower Wheel

The blower wheel is a squirrel cage type wheel whose purpose is to move the air through the room or appliance.

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dryer would not turn off with door open

  • Customer: RICHARD from NORCROSS GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 382 of 384 people found this instruction helpful
pryed dryer top open and opened front door.. unscrewed the 2 retaining screws. pulled old switch from the wiring harness.
put new switch in place and replaced the retaining screws.
put new switch wire plug into the wiring harness. before closing top, checked door switch function with dryer on.
dryer cut off when door open and when close... read more

heating coil was'nt heating up and after i change the coil realize the little thermal regulator had to also be change.

  • Customer: Rube from Houston TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 387 of 406 people found this instruction helpful
I basically took the back offo the drive, then detach
the heating coil. Afterwards had to go back in and
change the thermal regulator an the job was completed. read more

Dryer wouldn't turn on b/c door switch broken

  • Customer: April from Xenia OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 279 of 349 people found this instruction helpful
It was simple once I figured out what to do:). I removed the 2 screws on the top of the dryer... they were a bit hard to find. Even with the other descriptions on this site. I was removing things I didn't need to. The 2 screws you need to remove are under the LINT COLLECTOR LID. Remove those 2 screws & lift the lid... it will be tight at first. the fro... read more