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About Our Maytag Dryer Repair Service

A commitment to excellence for over 50 years has made Area Appliance Service the trusted local Maytag dryer repair for your neighbors and the surrounding communities of Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Mundelein, Northbrook, Palatine, Wheeling, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village, Long Grove, Vernon Hills and Mount Prospect.


Why You Should Hire Area Appliance Service For Your Maytag Dryer Repair:

  • The service charge is waived/FREE if we repair your Maytag dryer.
  • Our technicians make it a priority to complete every repair job correctly and the first time around.
  • We provide transparent, upfront estimates and get your approval before we begin work.
  • We will let you know if your clothes dryer is worth repairing or if buying new is your best option by taking several factors into account.
  • Plus, we only use genuine manufacturer parts and our work is guaranteed for up to 12 months.

Our highly experienced and skilled technicians are insured, licensed and authorized to repair all leading appliance brands including Maytag. We understand that when your Maytag dryer malfunctions, it can throw your life into a tailspin. Our technicians are available 24 hours for emergencies and seven days per week to ensure you are not without your dryer for long.

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Top 5 Maytag Dryer Problems & Solutions

Even the best quality Maytag dryers have issues sometimes. Here, we outline the top 5 problems that dryers experience and Maytag dryer service solutions.

1. Power Loss

The first step to take is to make sure the dryer is plugged into a working outlet. Plug a small kitchen appliance or lamp into the outlet to test it. If the appliance or lamp powers on, you can conclude that the outlet works. Another culprit is a door switch that breaks while in the “off” position. Since this switch prevents the dryer from moving when the door is open, it can stop the appliance from starting if it breaks.

2. Failure To Heat Up

Do not panic if your dryer suddenly will not heat up. You may have simply selected a setting that blows out air but does not emit heat. If you determine that it is not due to an incorrect setting, the electronic ignition could be to blame. The ignition is very difficult to access, so you should always let a certified repair technician handle this fix.

3. Making Loud Noises

You may have more than just a nuisance on your hands if your dryer is making squealing and/or grinding noises. Squealing sounds can be the result of a drum belt that has become loose and is sliding around the exterior of the drum. The idler pulley or belt needs to be replaced if this is the case. The drum support bearing or rollers that support the rear or worn drum supports or glides can cause grinding noises. A technician will need to replace the parts responsible for the issue.

4. Drum Will Not Spin

A faulty switch, belt or motor can prevent the drum in your dryer from spinning. This advanced Maytag dryer repair should only be done by an experienced repair technician.

5. Clothes Remain Wet

One of the most critical components in a clothes dryer is the heating element. It heats the air inside of the drum. If your dryer is taking a long time to dry your clothes completely or at all, you may be dealing with a burned-out heating element. Testing this part to see if it is in working order is complex and best left in the capable hands of a repair technician. The icing on the cake is, the technician can also repair the heating element if necessary.

You can read more about Maytag dryer problems, repairs and tips in these related articles:

Revealing Maytag Clothes Dryer Statistics

  • 3,363 Maytag dryers sold in 2018
  • 407 Maytag dryers serviced in 2018
  • A survey completed by hundreds of repair technicians rated Whirlpool, which also makes Maytag appliances, the top dryer manufacturer
  • Dryers last an average of 12 to 18 years and should last a minimum of 10 years


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