Maytag
Dryer

Model #GDE8600 Maytag washer/dryer

Here are the repair parts and diagrams for your Maytag GDE8600 washer/dryer. 

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Label Instruction

#2

Front panel & door assembly Diagram

Label instruction

Part #314941
This item is not returnable

$5.99

In Stock

Thermostat Cover

#9A

Thermostats Diagram

Thermostat cover

Part #315122
This item is not returnable

$2.16

In Stock

Cabinet Screw

#3

Front view Diagram

Cabinet screw

Part #213007

$10.19

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Ground Wire Screw

#5B

Motor, blower, base frame & thermostats Diagram

Ground wire screw

Part #910343
This item is not returnable

$2.16

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Dryer Drum Bearing Kit

#22

Lint screen, tumbler (front & back) Diagram

$6.89

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Dryer Door Latch Kit

#7

Front panel & door assembly Diagram

Dryer door latch kit

Part #306436
This item is not returnable

$6.68

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Dryer Heating Element

#8

Inlet duct & heater assembly Diagram

Dryer heating element

Part #WPY313538
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  313538
This part replaces 313538

$24.48

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Dryer Idler Arm Spacer

#18

Motor, blower, base frame & thermostats Diagram

Dryer idler arm spacer

Part #WPW10116756
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  313582
This part replaces 313582

$19.68

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Door

#17A

Front panel & door assembly Diagram

Door

Part #WP33001305
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  314944
This part replaces 314944
This item is not returnable

$2.19

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Nut

#13

Control panel Diagram

Nut

Part #W10155650
?This is a manufacturer substitution. Part may differ in appearance but is a functional equivalent to prior parts including  312273
This part replaces 312273
This item is not returnable

$2.49

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Symptoms common to all dryers

Choose a symptom to see related dryer repairs.

Main causes: door switch failure, lack of power, broken belt, blown thermal fuse, bad drive motor, control system failure
Main causes: clogged exhaust system, heating system failure, deposits on moisture sensor, control system failure
Main causes: bad drum support roller, damaged idler pulley, broken blower fan blade, worn drum glide bearing, bad drive motor
Main causes: bad gas valve coils, broken heating element, tripped safety thermostat or fuse, bad operating thermostat, control failure
Main causes: bad timer or electronic control board, door switch failure
Main causes: lack of electrical power, bad power cord, wiring failure, bad control board, blown thermal fuse, bad door switch
Main causes: clogged exhaust vent, bad motor relay, loose dryer door catch, bad door switch, control system failure, faulty drive motor
Main causes: damaged door strike, worn door catch

Repair guides common to all dryers

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your dryer.

August 1, 2014
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a dryer blower wheel

A rattling noise or lack of air flow through the dryer could indicate that the blower wheel is damaged. Follow the steps in this repair guide to replace the blower wheel in your dryer.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 60 minutes or less
August 1, 2014
By Lyle Weischwill
How to install a dryer gas valve coil kit

If the dryer heats initially but then stops heating, the problem is usually the gas valve coils. This step-by-step guide explains how to replace the gas valve coils in a gas dryer.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 90 minutes or less
August 1, 2014
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a dryer drive belt

If the drive belt breaks, the motor runs but the drum won't rotate. These step-by-step instructions guide you through the repair process.

Repair difficulty
Time required
 90 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all dryers

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your dryer.

August 4, 2020

Dryer not drying clothes? Could be fabric softener!

By Sears PartsDirect staff

If your dryer isn't drying clothes, it could be the lint screen is clogged with fabric softener. See how to wash the lint filter to get your dryer drying again.

November 4, 2016

Electric dryer won't heat troubleshooting video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

These easy tests will help you check the heating element, high-limit thermostat, timer, thermal cut-off fuse and operating thermostat.

June 20, 2016

Electric dryer won't start troubleshooting video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn what four things to check if your electric dryer won't start or run.