Maytag dryer troubleshooting may take less trouble, time and money if the owner has good manual at hand. Every equipment is not insured against breakdowns. I am the only one who uses it (well except for some relatives that just left) and I Everything else seems to work just fine. The heating element in the Neptune is inside a tubular heat can assembly inside the dryer cabinet. Maytag dryer seems to be operating fine other than it doesn't seem to be heating at all. Maytag dryers have motors which turn the dryer drum, tossing the clothes so that air and heat can help dry them out completely. Everything else seems to work just fine. Test the element with the dryer unplugged using an ohm meter set to the R-1 position. Maytag Dryer MDE4000AYW No heat or not enough heat No heat or not enough heat is the 2nd most common symptom for Maytag MDE4000AYW. Manual just says to check house breaker, which I did, and then call an electrician. Dryer is overheating despite replacing heating element & thermostats My Maytag dryer is hot. The heater was replaced in '07. • Be sure the power Doesn’t Run • Be sure the door is latched shut. If a Maytag electric dryer does not heat, one of the most common reasons is a defective heating element. When the clothes in your Maytag Neptune do not seem to be drying it is probably due to a faulty heating element. The Neptune dyer can be stacked if used in conjunction with a Neptune washer, and it features 22 wash cycles. The heating element is not repairable and requires replacement. What should I look for? The Neptune dryer is known for So, since I've torn it apart before and replaced stuff, I did the same a few days ago and found that the thermal cut off was not working and the heating element coils looked shot. - Dryer Maytag's Neptune line of clothes dryers feature a large-capacity, front loading design. Hi, my Maytag Neptune Gas dryer is not heating up. You will need to It takes Less than 15 minutes to fix on average.