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I have a maytag dryer that will not dry and the timer will

Customer Question

I have a maytag dryer that will not dry and the timer will not advance. I have been researching and I think it may be the timer. Could it be anything else?
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: About 7 years old maybe, I forget. Model # is MEDC400VW0
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I think that's it.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be glad to help you. Please give me a moment to review your question.

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

I have reviewed your question. In this model, when the heating element goes bad, the timer will not advance in automatic or cool down modes.

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

When you say it is not drying, I assume that it is just blowing cold air?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
not hot air
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Ok, you need to replace the element. Do you want the part number?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
no calls, husband not home. Just trying to figure out if it could be something other than the timer. I really don't want to spend any money just asking questions. Thanks.
Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

The part number is ***** Here is a video about replacement.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwPJpl6Dz70

Expert:  Eng-tech replied 1 month ago.

Good luck!

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