DIY guides for many household repairs, ranging from furniture to plumbing solutions.

2924 Questions View all

dryer maytag DE 303 door button

arced the shut off wires on door, now it does not shut off when you open the door or control knob, also no heat.

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0


When you say "arced", what happened to it?


Add a comment

1 Answer

Chosen Solution

jim, If the motor doesn't stop when the door is opened, it is most likely the due to a defective door switch. The door switch may also control a relay, which in turn controls the motor or fan as well as the heating element. I would start by replacing the door switch first. It is available at places like this. Part number 9 in the image is the switch. After you replace the switch, reevaluate and see what works, and what doesn't. Hope this helps, good luck.

Block Image

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1
Add a comment

Add your answer

jim will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 1

Past 30 Days: 1

All Time: 266