Several things could keep your electric dryer from operating normally, including a blown thermal fuse, a bad door switch, a broken start switch or an issue with your power supply. Looking through other threads i dont know if this is a control panel problem or something else as all the lights minus the inside of the dryer work.
Use a multimeter to test the start switch for continuity.
Maytag dryer won't start but light is on. However, before you can do anything about this problem, you need to verify that it is faulty by checking for continuity with a multimeter. Maytag dryer won't start but light is on. If the breaker is not the problem we need to check the thermal fuse.
Maytag dryer wont start but light is on. The lights including the start/pause button are all on but when i press the start buton, the dryer will not turn on. If the dryer hums but does not start, the start switch is not at fault.
If the start switch fails the dryer won't start or make any noise. If the controls locked status light is on, press and hold the cycle signal button for three seconds. The light inside the dryer was gradually getting dimmer and now does not come on at all.
If the dryer does not respond or make any noise, the start switch could be at fault. The dryer won’t turn on because the dryer’s control board or timer isn’t sending power to the motor. Your dryer won’t turn on because the start button is faulty.
The lower panel is held on with 2 screws near the floor. Some recent maytag models have a green power light that. Always unplug the appliance before working on them to remove the electricity.⚠ disc.
On most dryers, the door switch makes an. The door switch activates when the dryer door is closed. The light inside the dryer was gradually getting dimmer.
This is the most common part to fail when the dryer won't start. I push the start button for 3 seconds and release, the dryer simply never starts, the timer runs down normally but the sensing light blinks on and off the whole time. Your dryer won’t turn on because some safety component like a thermal fuse inside the dryer is open.
If your maytag dryer won't start, then this video may help you. The control lock is used to lock out the electronic control so that the dryer cannot be used or started (sometimes called a child lock). If the switch does not have continuity, replace it.
Depending on the model, either press a button or turn a dial to start the dryer. This video shows a few easy tests you can run to find out what is causing the problem when you find your electric dryer not working. Maytag dryers have a switch you need to flip and an indicator light to confirm power is on.
, home appliance technician replied 8 years ago. There is no error code. For example, the dryer won’t start immediately if the wrinkle reduction option is selected.
Similarly, the control lock setting locks all electronic functions, prohibiting the dryer from starting. The dryer won’t turn on because the motor has a problem. The start switch is on the dryer control panel.
It can not be reset. Once the thermal fuse has blown, it has to be replaced. If your maytag dryer won’t start, with no noise or light generated after you press the ‘start’ button, the mechanism for this button is probably faulty.
If your maytag dryer won’t start, with no noise or light generated after you press the ‘start’ button, the mechanism for this button is probably faulty. The thermal fuse is behind the bottom panel on the blower duct on electric models. Make sure the control lock light is off and that you’ve selected an automatic or timed dry cycle for an immediate start.
, home appliance technician replied 8 years ago. If your maytag dryer is not turning on, the first step is to check power.