August 24th, 2006, 04:50 AM
Maytag Legacy Electric Dryer --> Popped! Now, No Heat?
Have a two year old Maytag Legacy series electric dryer I purchased from Home Depot. Was running the dryer last night, and heard a large pop sound. Today, I discovered that the dryer no longer heats, but otherwise appears to run normally. I can also smell a distinct electrical burn smell when the dryer is running.
Is this likely due to a bad electric heating element? How to you get access to this heating element? Any other possibilities? Thanks.
August 24th, 2006, 07:13 AM
Cute names....but not a model#.
http://www.applianceaid.com/model.html Some model# helps.
Q - My electric dryer runs but will not heat, what could stop my dryer from heating ?
A - Things that could stop a electric dryer from heating:
- house fuse or breaker ( needs 2! )... - heating element ... - burnt wire ... - thermostats ... thermal fuse ( not all models )... - motor heat switch ... - timer ... - selector switch ... - burnt power cord/plug ...
August 24th, 2006, 05:22 PM
Maytag Dryer Model No.
The model no. is: SDE515DAYW
August 24th, 2006, 08:47 PM
An Amana built Maytag....some take apart helps....
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