Appliance

Need Appliance Repair Help? Ask a Technician for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Appliance
This answer was rated:

We have a Maytag Gas Dryer (MGDZ400TQ2) and it is spinning

Hello, we have a Maytag...
Hello, we have a Maytag Gas Dryer (MGDZ400TQ2) and it is spinning but not putting off heat. Where do we start to troubleshoot this?
Thank you!
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
10/15/2017
Webb-Guy
Webb-Guy, Home Appliance Technician
Category: Appliance
Satisfied Customers: 2,239
Experience: maitenance tech at casto
Verified

Hello, and welcome to JustAnswer. my name is ***** ***** I will be the one to assist you. Give me just a moment to pull up some information for you and I will be right with you.

Ask Your Own Appliance Question

do​ you have a mutlimeter? If so the first part we will need to check is the thermal fuse. This is the most common to go bad and is easy to replace. Its located next to the the blower housing in the back of the unit.

Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I don’t have one, should I go buy one now?

that would make things a whole lot easier so its not a guessing game. Its always good to have one on hand. Your local appliance or hardware store will have them in stock and they are less then 20 dollars at most places.

Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I’m going to run to HD, are we able to keep this line of communication open? I will be back in 20-30 mins

yes we can follow up when your back.

Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I’m back, how do I go about testing the thermal fuse

sorry for the delay I had to step away as well. Do you see the videos with the link I sent you?

Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
How do I access where the thermal fuse is, I'm not seeing the videos
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Do I need to take the front panel off? If so, how is that done on this model?

click on the link I sent you and scroll down. You will need to take the back off and it will be on your left hand side from the back .Here is the link again.

https://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Thermal-Fuse/WP3392519/2986?modelNumber=MGDZ400TQ2​

Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I have the top off and I see a fuse box, is this the right one or do I need to continue taking the back off?

I think you may be referring to the control board (part 16 of the control panel parts diagram)

https://www.searspartsdirect.com/model-number/MGDZ400TQ2/3048/0151200.html?searchType=modelSearch&q=MGDZ400TQ2&searchTerm=MGDZ400TQ2​

Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
keep taking apart the back?

yes the back needs to come off please.

Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Bottom is not disconnecting, do I need to take off the gas line and foil tubing piece? Is there a disassembly guise?

have you seen the videos on the link I sent you?

Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
The videos aren’t for my model, seems irrelevant. One is telling me to go through the front. Is there a video for my model or at least brand?

one moment

Ask Your Own Appliance Question
Ask Your Own Appliance Question

I wanted to follow up with you to see if the second video had helped at all or if you were still dealing with the issue?

Ask Your Own Appliance Question

Please note that we here at JustAnswer are on an honor system. I am only credited for my time in the event you rate with 3-5 stars at the top. I do hope that I have earned a 5 star rating from you today. Rating does not stop you from getting back to me in the event you need me.

Webb-Guy
Webb-Guy, Home Appliance Technician
Category: Appliance
Satisfied Customers: 2,239
Experience: maitenance tech at casto
Verified
Webb-Guy and 87 other Appliance Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Ask Webb-Guy Your Own Question
Webb-Guy
Webb-Guy
Webb-Guy, Home Appliance Technician
Category: Appliance
Satisfied Customers: 2,239
2,239 Satisfied Customers
Experience: maitenance tech at casto

Webb-Guy is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Thank you for the expeditious answer. It's good to know you're out there and awake in the wee hours when I finally have time to ask questions about my Jenn Air.

JeanRiverhead, NY

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

John

John

Home Appliance Technician

13,453 satisfied customers

Appliance repair business owner for over 43 years.

Tom Goellner

Tom Goellner

Home Appliance Technician

1,536 satisfied customers

32 yrs. experience servicing major appliances and HVAC equipment.

Tyler Z.

Tyler Z.

Appliance Doc

80,845 satisfied customers

9+ years being an appliance technician with factory training.

Kelly

Kelly

Appliance Technician

17,409 satisfied customers

Highly accurate diagnostician with over 30 years experience!

The Home Smithy

The Home Smithy

Home Appliance Technician

6,148 satisfied customers

30 years repairing appliances

william

william

Home Appliance Technician

3,012 satisfied customers

Major Home Appliance Technician Specialist Whirpool Certificate

John

John

restaurant equipment technician

2,103 satisfied customers

25+ years experience. I'm now employed by a commercial cooking equipment service company

< Previous | Next >

Related Appliance Questions
TOUCH PAD NOT RESPONDING RESET BREAKER IN FUSE BOX--CANNOT
TOUCH PAD NOT RESPONDING RESET BREAKER IN FUSE BOX--CANNOT ENTER ANYTHING ON KEY PAD? … read more
Tyler Z.
Tyler Z.
Appliance Doc
Bachelor's Degree
80,845 satisfied customers
I have a feestanding electric regular/convection kitchen
i have a feestanding electric regular/convection kitchen range. i periodically do a self cleaning range cycle with no problen. but yesterday i turned on the 3 hr self clean cycle and left house for se… read more
Tyler Z.
Tyler Z.
Appliance Doc
Bachelor's Degree
80,845 satisfied customers
I have a GE Profile built in oven. The oven was working just
Hello, I have a GE Profile built in oven. The oven was working just fine yesterday. This morning it would not start. The light in the oven is working and I checked the fuse box. Any suggestions? Thank… read more
Kelly
Kelly
Appliance Technician
High School or GED
17,409 satisfied customers
MY WHIRLPOOL STOV/AMERICA STOPPED WORKING. IS THERE A FUSE
MY WHIRLPOOL STOV/AMERICA STOPPED WORKING. IS THERE A FUSE BOX SOMEWHERE … read more
Eng-Tech
Eng-Tech
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering Technology
0 satisfied customers
Ge dishwasher wont start or lite up is appears no power.
Ge dishwasher wont start or lite up is appears no power. Checked fuse box appears ok. … read more
Tyler Z.
Tyler Z.
Appliance Doc
Bachelor's Degree
80,845 satisfied customers
I have whirlpool gold stove. When I turn on to given temp.
I have whirlpool gold stove. When I turn on to given temp. once reached it locks on me, … read more
Eng-Tech
Eng-Tech
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering Technology
0 satisfied customers
I have a Maytag Performance gas dryer. It just stopped
Good afternoon. I have a Maytag Performance gas dryer. It just stopped drying mid-cycle. I have checked my fuse box and have just blown our my dryer vent that leads to the outside. Tried to start it a… read more
Eng-Tech
Eng-Tech
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering Technology
0 satisfied customers
My stove top will not turn on. I think it's locked. My
Good morning my stove top will not turn on. I think it's locked. My husband has checked the fuse box and we are good there. How do I unlock … read more
Tyler Z.
Tyler Z.
Appliance Doc
Bachelor's Degree
80,845 satisfied customers
Side by side built in fridge and freezer. the lights for the
side by side built in fridge and freezer. the lights for the freezer do not work. There is one on top shelf and one near bottom. replaced bulbs no help Is there a fuse box or something ? … read more
Daniel
Daniel
senior service enginner
High School or GED
2,201 satisfied customers
I have a maytag excel... the power turns on but doesn't
hi, I have a maytag excel... the power turns on but doesn't start and then error code … read more
Tyler Z.
Tyler Z.
Appliance Doc
Bachelor's Degree
80,845 satisfied customers
My Chef oven clock panel has recently started beeping.
My Chef oven clock panel has recently started beeping. Initially the beep was random, but every now & then becomes regular (the alarm when the timer goes off). I move the dial to 'mind' & the beep sto… read more
Stefan T
Stefan T
Service Technician
31 satisfied customers
I have an older Miele incduction cooktop (rather my mom has
i have an older Miele incduction cooktop (rather my mom has and I am there now). I was cooking, and suddenly the unit stops working, it says 31 in the main window and either E or F by each burner cont… read more
Martyn Lloyd
Martyn Lloyd
Owner/Partner
Lecturer in Theatre Design Studies (BA Hons)
88 satisfied customers
The dryer overheated and stopped working no power where is
The dryer overheated and stopped working no power where is the reset button on the heater core … read more
Webb-Guy
Webb-Guy
Home Appliance Technician
2,239 satisfied customers
A pot spilled over on my Gaggenau gas cooktop (model KG 291
A pot spilled over on my Gaggenau gas cooktop (model KG 291 CA). Now the power is dead. I've checked the fuse box - nothing blown. Can't get it to turn back on. … read more
Kelly
Kelly
Appliance Technician
High School or GED
17,409 satisfied customers
I have a Panasonic over the stove microwave. As usual, I put
I have a Panasonic over the stove microwave. As usual, I put 2 plates with water in them in the over to heat before serving our meal. The microwave popped and now will not work. We check the fuse box … read more
Tyler Z.
Tyler Z.
Appliance Doc
Bachelor's Degree
80,845 satisfied customers
I set my bosch HBL8750 wall oven to self-clean yesterday, it
hi, i set my bosch HBL8750 wall oven to self-clean yesterday, it did, and then cooled down for some hours (?2-4?). but door was still locked and still displayed self-cleaning message. husband came hom… read more
AppTech8579
AppTech8579
1,717 satisfied customers
Microwave shut down checked fuse box and tested electric
microwave shut down checked fuse box and tested electric outlet. all ok … read more
Whrlp Master Tech
Whrlp Master Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,977 satisfied customers
Washer wont start like there is no power I checked fuse box.
washer wont start like there is no power I checked fuse box … read more
HVAC Guru
HVAC Guru
Service Technician
Associate Degree
682 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x