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I have a Maytag Dryer Model MDE4806AYW. It will turn on and run for about 15 seconds then shut of.

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Old 07-09-2011, 08:26 AM
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Model Number: MDE4806AYW   Brand: Maytag   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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I have a Maytag Dryer Model MDE4806AYW. It will turn on and run for about 15 seconds then shut of. I can turn it back on immediately after it shuts off. It does heat up, but will not stay running. The close tumble around. There are no noises. This does this even if I select air dry or any heating setting. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Old 07-09-2011, 12:32 PM
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This is only an idea bypass door switch also bypass the stop button to eliminate those 2 things as a possible stopping reason. Strange problem would not be an overheating issue if its air only. Confirm 220 outlet in good shape and connection.
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I checked the switch and it seems fine. The 220 line is good too. Any other thoughts?
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dont check them bypass them cause it does run for a little bit.
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