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the Model number is XXXXX DE406
Okay I think I might have found what will help us. I am going to send you a pic and let me know if the front of your dryer looks like the picture.
similar, but the doorknob is located in the middle on the side and not
in the upper corner, also my dryer doesn't have the square in the lower right
the nameplate gives the model number, serial number and The Maytag Corporation
Newton, Iowa USA. The washer of the set is Model number A207.
Have Maytag laundry appliances ever been made in Canada? I assume the pair
was purchased in Canada. We bought it used some years ago.
Yes, there are appliances that are made out of the US. With these models I do not have access to the proper documentation.
found a discussion on applianceguru forum dealing with a problem with a DE406 dryer.
Both parties were US based, that tells me that the dryer was made in the US. The appliance expert called the DE406 a
"real oldie", so please keep looking. Thanks.
yes, my dryer looks exactly like that. We don't have a voltmeter, just a circuit tester.
just listened to the click of the door switch, sounds normal as it did when the
dryer was working. What I would like to mention is that the dial knob that you
push in to set the drying time is smooth now where as before it sounded and felt
similar to the washer knob. So, could it be something mechanical rather than
I have to run out too, will be back around 4PM (MST), so take your time.
Appreciate all your effort. Would really like to get this old lady going again, looks
like new, I don't think she is ready for the dump yet.
Bryan, are you still looking after me?
Hi Bryan, thanks for your suggestions, this will be quite a job it seems, will keep