Model #CYE3004AYW Magic Chef residential dryer

  • Control Panel
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  • Cabinet
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  • Door And Front Panel
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  • Motor & Drive
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  • Tumbler
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  • Heater
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  • Supplemental Information
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  • Wiring Information
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  • Wiring Information (series 15 Elec)
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Question and Answers

Q:

need help with magic chef dryer (heating element)

A:

You can access that heating element by unplugging the dryer and lifting the top panel. The fist image below shows how to release the clips that secure the front of that top panel to the front panel. Once you release those clips, you lift the top panel and lean it on the wall behind the dryer. Make sure that it is secure so that it does not fall. You should then be able to access the heating element in the back of the dryer. It is shown as Key 1 on the parts image below. If you have not tested that element, you can use the information shown in this video to check that component: Dryer Element Testing .

If you have not already ordered that element, you can buy it from the Sears PartsDirect website. The part number for that element is LA-1044. Here is a direct link for the element: Heater Replacement Kit .

I hope that this information helps. If you need more assistance, reply with additional details.

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Lyle W -
Sears Technician
November 04, 2011
Q:

When I start my dryer it has a squeeling sound; like a belt is slipping around a pulley.

A:

I provided additional detailed component access information for that model of dryer in the image below. Be sure that you have the dryer unplugged when accessing internal components. Since you already have the cabinet open, I recommend that you manually turn the drum by hand and see if you can determine the location and cause of the squeaking inside the cabinet. The possible causes are:

  • Idler pulley.
  • Drum support rollers.
  • Drum glides/seals.

Lubricating components inside the dryer cabinet is not recommended. The lubrication will attract lint and the problem will often return. Replacing the failed component is the normal fix.

You can view a parts diagram of the dryer and order needed parts from the Sears PartsDirect website.

If you need more help, reply with additional details and we will assist you further.

If you do not feel confident repairing this problem yourself, then you can have it repaired at your home by a Sears technician. Here is a link for the website: Sears Home Services .

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Lyle W -
Sears Technician
August 06, 2011
Q:

Maytag Electric Dryer won't come on

A:

Thank you for your question on the Magic Chef dryer.

The model number you gave me comes up in my system as a Magic Chef dryer, is that correct?

While the salesman is accurate for a newer Maytag dryer it is not accurate for a Magic Chef dryer. He probably is correct with the diagnosis of the thermal fuse being out.

You will need to first REMOVE POWER TO THE DRYER.

Then use a flat tool like a putty knife to push in the top retainer spring clips to lift up the top of the dryer.

These spring clips are between the front of the top panel and the front panel of the dryer.

About 3 inches in from each side slide the putty knife in and push and lift the top. You will have to do this on both sides of the front of the dryer.

Once you have the top lifted up like the hood of a care you will need to locate the thermal fuse in the right rear corner of the cabinet. If you have a multi-meter you can remove on thermal on the thermal fuse and test for continuity. If it is open that is your problem with the fuse.

The reason the fuse goes bad is usually the dryer vent has a build up of lint and needs to be removed and cleaned at the back of the dryer all the way to the outside.

The thermal fuse is a safety device.

I have given you am image below to help you locate the thermal fuse which is Key 5 in the picture back by the heating element on the cabinet.

The part number for the thermal fuse is:LA-1053 for about $36.00, and you can order it from: Sears Parts Direct .

I hope this information will help and if you find the thermal fuse if good and you need more help please reply.

Sam A.

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Sam A -
Sears Technician
August 15, 2011

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