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Dryer Button Not Working

  • 1.  Dryer Button Not Working

    Posted 8 days ago
    Edited by Thomas Healy 8 days ago
    I have some Maytag Dryers... MLG32PDB - On the control panel face there are three buttons on the keypad tor the customer to select after the coin drop for temp of heat... two of the buttons work fine but the button for "Whites" does not start the dyer... pushing it does nothing while the permanent press and other button engage the dryer. This seems to be a common issue on some of the row or dryers I have... My guess is this Is this caused by years of the mechanical action of pushing the button ...and the keypad has just gotten warn out?

    What is the likely fix for this?

    Thanks

    The control panel we have can be seen on this pdf... http://www.macgray.com/pdf/specs/maytag/MLG32PD.pdf

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    Thom
    Store Owner/ Employee
    NJ
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  • 2.  RE: Dryer Button Not Working

    Posted 8 days ago
    Thom,

    Button is likely loose on the PCB or worn out.  Replace PCB or find someone to replace button.

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    Larry Adamski
    Muskegon Laundromat
    Spring Lake MI
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  • 3.  RE: Dryer Button Not Working

    Posted 8 days ago
    There is a membrane switch behind the push buttons . Make sure they are clean and secure. Or you may have to replace the membrane switch itself. I replaced one yesterday





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    Paul Johnson
    Store Owner/ Employee
    Morgan UT
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  • 4.  RE: Dryer Button Not Working

    Posted 8 days ago
    Paul,
    Right. 


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    Linh Nguyen
    Store Owner/ Employee
    Mobile AL
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  • 5.  RE: Dryer Button Not Working

    Posted 7 days ago
    That Part number for the button should be 33001156.  I have to replace on a regular basis.  The best price I can find is $19 each.  Which is kind of ridiculous for a piece of plastic.  Has anyone seen them cheaper?

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    Mark Shields
    Tucson AZ
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  • 6.  RE: Dryer Button Not Working

    Posted 7 days ago
    I found nothing cheaper than $19
    Use to buy the aftermarket buttons for toploaders 20 for $19.99

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    K J
    Store Owner/ Employee
    Binghamton
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  • 7.  RE: Dryer Button Not Working

    Posted 5 days ago
    As a captive customer, it seems like an abandonment or abuse by Maytag and a reason I'll steer clear of that brand of equipment in the future.





  • 8.  RE: Dryer Button Not Working

    Posted 8 days ago
    Almost for sure it's the black plastic buttons - buy a bunch.  You'll need many overtime (and you'll get fast at replacing them).  This is more likely than the membrane switch or PCB.

    On the PCB computer/display for these MLG32PDB dryers, does any have/know of a place to buy some used (even non-working) one's?

    Thanks,

    Eric
    (831) 801-4422

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    Eric
    CA
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  • 9.  RE: Dryer Button Not Working

    Posted 2 days ago
    Edited by Thomas Healy 2 days ago
    Thanks! It was the button - I replaced the buttons and it is working like a champ again! I ordered 2 just to make sure -- before I did a massive update of the broken buttons... now to order 10 to get me started... lol

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    Thom
    Store Owner/ Employee
    NJ
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