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Maytag Dryer is Too Hot

DG808

The 7 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Dryer is too hot are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

Other Causes and Conditions

Air Flow Problem

Dryers need good ventilation to work properly. If the vent is clogged it can make the dryer too hot. Clean all of the vent tubing thoroughly.

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Cycling Thermostat - Part # 2895 Mfg Part # 694674

Cycling Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 2895

Although not common, a defective cycling thermostat can make the dryer too hot. The cycling thermostat is supposed to turn on and off the heat to maintain the proper temperature. If the thermostat is defective it may keep the heat on too long. The thermostat is not adjustable or repairable, it must be replaced.

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Cycling Thermostat - Part # 518648 Mfg Part # 33303391

Cycling Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 518648

Although not common, a defective cycling thermostat can make the dryer too hot. The cycling thermostat is supposed to turn on and off the heat to maintain the proper temperature. If the thermostat is defective it may keep the heat on too long. The thermostat is not adjustable or repairable, it must be replaced.

Place your order by 8:00 PM ET and this item will ship out today - or it's FREE!

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Cycling Thermostat - Part # 1245860 Mfg Part # Y303394

Cycling Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 1245860

Although not common, a defective cycling thermostat can make the dryer too hot. The cycling thermostat is supposed to turn on and off the heat to maintain the proper temperature. If the thermostat is defective it may keep the heat on too long. The thermostat is not adjustable or repairable, it must be replaced.

Place your order by 8:00 PM ET and this item will ship out today - or it's FREE!

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Felt Seal - Part # 1989 Mfg Part # 33313541

Felt Seal

RepairClinic Item # 1989

Most dryers have a felt seal at the front and rear of the drum to keep the heat inside the drum. If the felt seal is worn away or missing, the dryer may keep heating and make the dryer too hot. This is not common.

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Felt Seal - Part # 1246103 Mfg Part # Y312901

Felt Seal

RepairClinic Item # 1246103

Most dryers have a felt seal at the front and rear of the drum to keep the heat inside the drum. If the felt seal is worn away or missing, the dryer may keep heating and make the dryer too hot. This is not common.

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Blower Wheel - Part # 1245880 Mfg Part # Y303836

Blower Wheel

RepairClinic Item # 1245880

A defective blower wheel will not spin properly and will not vent the hot air, making the dryer too hot. Check to see if there is adequate airflow out of the dryer.

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