If the problem with your Whirlpool 27 inch electric dryer is that is not starting in any of the cycles, in other words the dryer is dead. The problem could be a bad door switch.
The door switch is used as a safety device. The job of this switch is to open the motor circuit and stop the motor from running if the door on the dryer is opened during any part of the cycle.
The easier way to learn how to check and replace this witch is by seeing how it is done.
To see how to check & replace the door switch in a Whirlpool 27 inch electric dryer, view the video below
Below are the links to the parts needed for this repair.