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Our dryer won't start. Every time you press the start button nothing happens.

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of the appliance? And has it done this before?

2008 Maytag MED5600TQ it has never given us issues prior to this.
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Our dryer won't start. Every time you press the start button nothing happens.

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of the appliance? And has it done this before?

2008 Maytag MED5600TQ it has never given us issues prior to this.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Depends on the problem

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Not that I am aware of at this poin

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
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If nothing happens when you press the start button, open the door and push on the door switch to make sure the door switch still clicks when you push it. If the switch doesn't click then replace the switch. If it does click then like you have a bad thermal fuse on the back of the dryer. Below is a link to the fuse and a video that shows you how to test the fuse if you have a multimeter to confirm it's bad and needs replacing.

CLICK HERE for fuse

CLICK HERE for video

If the fuse is bad, it typically means that your vent through your house is beginning to get restricting and you'll want to clean out the vent or un-kink the hose behind the dryer if the vent hose is kinked.

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