pay are slightly higher than buying from a private party, but you are paying for a machine that has been inspected, cleaned, often painted and which includes a warranty backing up the machine. Still, I see them quite a bit and its a testament to the build quality of those old things. Also the steam feature is over rated. Maytag : mede500VW. Its the motor going out and that is one part that usually isnt worth replacing unless you repair appliances for a living. We dont throw cars away because they need new windshield wipers or an oil change. You may find a dryer cheaper buying from a private party, just know the risks going in beforehand. This allows you to hear it operating, which will often reveal to you whether it needs any maintenance or not.
Even though it looks different (mainly because the original motor cover completely enclosed the windings the outside dimensions and mounting points match exactly; and the motor is a direct fit for the 1977 original.
The heating element was exceptionally easy to change and one of the thermostats was a perfect fit but the smaller one was missing an intricate part that is needed due to the way the manufacturer saved some money to build the dryer.
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Two different kinds of three prong, and two different kinds of four prong. I think they are about 25-30 years old. Also, it shows that the previous owner was still able to use it themselves. Should you purchase a gas or electric dryer? Because your purchase represents a substantial investment, we know you will want to take the necessary measures to protect its value. You would be better off using a clothesline.
Try not to slide them across concrete or pavement too much as it will just bend the half off hookup toledo little plastic feet. Gas dryers use 110 volts, so it will just plug right into a regular wall outlet and run fine. We hardly use the steam feature, so I would not recommend wasting money. Right now natural gas is really cheap and if you already have a gas setup in your house, by all means, use. You can also use an air compressor to blow everything out, making sure to blow out the heating element last. How to transport a dryer?
Yet when its time for routine maintenance on an electric dryer, most people throw their hands up and purchase a new one. We at Sea Ray Boats, Inc.