Maytag dryer shuts down in mid-cycle; must cool down to re-start

Your Name: Joe

Type of Appliance: Dryer

Brand: maytag

Model Number: SDE2606AYW

Your Precious Words:
dryer shuts off in midcycle is after it cools down can restart it. The timer keeps running even after the dryer motor has shut down

Hi Joe,

You have what we Professional Appliantologists call a “bad motor.” The motor is over-heating and tripping its internal thermal overload protector. The thermal overload protector is an integral part of the motor. So, the fix is to replace the motor. Here’s the part link to the motor with a 365-day return policy ==>

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