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Electric dryer not heating. Removed toepanel and checked leads to thermal switches. Thermal switches showed less than .5 ohms. Replaced

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Old 12-26-2012, 08:42 AM
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Model Number: MEDE500VW1   Brand: Maytag   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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Electric dryer not heating. Removed toepanel and checked leads to thermal switches. Thermal switches showed less than .5 ohms. Replaced topanel and dryer worked. A couple weeks later stopped heating again. Replaced thermal switches, which still tested out okay. Dryer worked for about 2 weeks and stopped heating. Removed and replaced toepanel. Dryer is working again. There doesn't seem to be any switches connected to the toepanel. I do lift the front of the unit a couple inches to get easier access to the screws holding the toepanel. Any opinions on what is happening. Thanks


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Old 12-26-2012, 09:36 AM
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You should check the heating element and connections including the power cord, and wire harness and plugs at the control board.

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