Whirlpool Electric Dryer
Not Starting


Learn How To Fix A Not Starting Whirlpool 29 Inch Electric Dryer

In this not starting Whirlpool 29 inch electric dryer page you will find the videos that will show you the parts that you will need to check, remove & replace when your Whirlpool 29 inch electric dryer is not starting. Make sure that you watch the videos a few times until you know how to check & replace the parts. 


The voltages at the terminal block

The first thing you need to do when your Whirlpool electric dryer is not starting in any of the cycles that you try it on is the voltages at the terminal block. The dryer need to get 240 volts for the heating element and 120 volts to run the motor and the timer



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The thermal fuse

The video below will show you how to check & replace the thermal fuse in your Whirlpool dryer when the dryer will not start. This thermal fuse will blow up if the temperature in the dryer get too high inside of the dryer. When this thermal fuse bows you will need to replace the thermal fuse and the operating thermostat



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The door safety switch

The door safety switch is a safety device that will prevent the dryer from starting or running if the door is open or if the switch is bad. This switch could be the reason for a not starting Whirlpool dryer.



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Push to start switch

The push to start switch needs to be working properly in order for the dryer to be able to start running. There are 2 different types of push to start switches. The regular push to start switch and the relay push to start switch. Check the videos below to see how to check them out




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The drive motor

The video below will show you how to check & replace the motor when the dryer will not start. A bad motor could be the reason of a not starting dryer



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Timer assembly

The timer is the brain of the dryer. It is use to select deferent cycles. With time and according to how often the dryer is use the internal contacts inside of the timer could get burned out preventing to send electricity to the motor.



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