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    • Part Number: AP5272724
    • MFG Part Number: W10410999
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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I bought a new motor for my maytag dryer and it is a whirlpool motor the old one has a white wire on it that they don't even say where it goes does anybody no where it goes

Jim for Model Number GDE1809

ANSWER Hello Jim. Most people think the grey is a white wire. The model number you provided is not working. Check and ensure one or both of the thermal fuses are not open, or has a loose wire or connection, The gray wire is the voltage circuit(120 VAC) to the start and run windings of the motor. If... more you feel safe, you can also apply 120 VAC to the gray protector terminal and terminal #5 on the new motor, it should start and run. The wiring information applies to all Maytag dryer motors (on older machines the gray and white wires substitute for each other) . Bench testing the motor will help verify whether you have a faulty motor or wiring issue. Don't forget to check the "crimps" on your wiring harness, they have to be tight and proper 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Thursday, October 10, 2013

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