04:42PM | 08/02/09
Member Since: 08/01/09
1 lifetime posts
I have a Maytag MDG3000AWW gas dryer. When I push the start button it tries to turn the drum, if I open the door and turn the drum from the inside it will start ( making a squeaky ) noise.


09:55AM | 08/04/09
Member Since: 11/11/02
2274 lifetime posts
You might try removing the belt and seeing how easily the drum can be turned by hand. If stiff, a problem in the drum support rollers or drum slides might be a possibility.

If it turns Ok with the belt removed, there might be a problem in the motor making it unable to operate when under stress of turning the drum. In that case the motor might need to be replaced.

- Maytag MDG3000AWW Dryer Motor


You can see an exploded parts view of your model at the following link:

- Maytag MDG3000AWW Dryer Exploded Parts Views



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