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We have a Maytag series 3000 gas dryer. It will not start.

Hi - we have...

Hi - we have a Maytag series 3000 gas dryer. It will not start. Digital display is flashing F01 . . .what does that mean?

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

Approx 6-8 years old, I think. Cannot find the model number (looks like it wore off the sticker) and we cannot find the manual . Sorry (ugh)

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

Would like to if we can.

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

Are you able to diagnose it with the "F01" code at all?

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The F01 is a main control failure on the unit are you handy at all?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Somewhat handy. Is it something you could talk us through? Or do we need parts?
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
do we need parts?

No just a solder gun and wire brush, do you have that?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
no. I don't believe we have a solder gun.

OK well you need to remove the top of the unit, then the white main power relay board off to the left. Once that is out, pop it out of the casing and flip it over. You should see a blown solder joint on the board. Clean it up with a wire brush and just resolder it and it will work fine again. Otherwise order and replace the relay board for about 200 dollars.

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