Check the outside vent for a birds nest or anything blocking it. If the dryer hums but does not start, the start switch is not at fault.
First, start the dryer and then listen for a humming noise.
Maytag centennial gas dryer won't start. If your dryer just clicks and will not start, a blown thermal fuse is often the problem. However, some dryers have a switch that shuts off power to the dryer if the drive belt is broken. Order now and we'll ship it out monday,add this item to cart to see the delivery date.
In both cases, the fuse can’t be repaired and must be replaced. My maytag centennial commercial dryer won't start. Yes that switch in the top right hand corner serves two purposes, to turn the lite on and to also start and stop the dryer , the dryer wont start unless that door switch is working properly , sounds like that is the issue
Dryer drive motor for maytag medc300xw0 won't start. Even if you don’t suspect overheating, a blown thermal fuse warrants a dryer vent inspection. Your maytag dryer might not start due to a faulty start switch, which can be checked for continuity using a multimeter and easily replaced if needed.
One thing that maytag dryers do not have, however, is a reset button. On most dryers, when the dryer belt breaks, the motor will still run, but the drum won’t turn. If your maytag dryer won’t start, just clicks, and multimeter testing of the fuse reveals no continuity, it’s either blown or defective.
If the thermal fuse checks good and there is no blockage, check the door switch. The thermal fuse is tripped if the temperature in the dryer becomes too hot. The thermal fuse is a safety device designed to stop the dryer from catching fire.
If it's open, check the vent and vent hose for a blockage before you replace it. If this switch fails, it could shut off power to the dryer even when the belt is not broken. Take the vent hose outside and clean it out.