dryer repair question

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by agnes_day, May 20, 2010.

  1. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    ok...i have a maytag dryer and for whatever reason..its not working!
    the odd thing is that when you press the start button, the moisture sensor light comes on while you are holding the button down. what could be wrong?
    anything i can do? my laundry is piling up big time. [​IMG]
     
  2. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it old or is it new and electronic ?
     
  3. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    could the sensor have wet lint on it? Have you had it cleaned really good lately?
     
  4. cmjust0

    cmjust0 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2009
    Central KY
    A quick google search turned this up.. Maybe it helps?
     
  5. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    its this light up thingie on the front..it tells you if your clothes are damp or not. [​IMG] very gimmicky, in my opinon.
    its a maytag quiet plus dryer.
     
  6. smileybritches

    smileybritches Chillin' With My Peeps

    check to make sure the door sensor or whatever it is called is clear. it should be on the door--maybe a small piece sticking out.
     
  7. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    it is..its just a piece of crap!

    i ought to set it on fire.

    i mean, it worked great until it stopped working at all. we were supposed ([​IMG]) to drop it off to be repaired this morning but it didnt happen, so hopefully tomorrow it will.
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Have your hubby put you up a clothes line......doesn't quit on you and it's cheaper too! [​IMG]
     
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:In this house we would be naked if we tried that. Goats eat EVERYTHING. [​IMG]
     
  10. cmjust0

    cmjust0 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2009
    Central KY
    Bet anything it's the sensor or the door switch...one of the two...and you could probably replace both at home for very little just to *try* to save yourselves the hassle of having to load it up and drop it off somewhere. Not to mention saving yourselves the repair bill.....

    I'd probably start with the door switch and go from there.. If that doesn't fix it, try the moisture sensor thingy..
     

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