Question about Whirlpool Ultimate Care II LSQ9549L Top Load Washer

2 Answers

Dryer does not tumble at all

The dryer has power...light comes on inside and I can hear timer running, however when you push the switch nothing happens at all.

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • aseim Oct 26, 2008

    The dryer is a Whirlpool Ultimate Care II...model no. GEQ8858JQO. Is there some type of reset switch involved here?....of is the problem that my on/off switch is broken?

  • kelleydmontg Jan 14, 2009

    I have the same problem--the light in the dryer works, the timer click, but nothing happens when the on button is pushed.

  • kcarradini Jan 19, 2009

    I have same exact problem. I will check the console later today.



    KC, Tulsa

  • Hummingbi333 Jan 21, 2009

    Same problem reported here as well. The light is on, the timer is ticking, but the button to turn on the dryer does nothing. Only 2 yrs old..What is a ptc or does anyone knows where this "ptc" is located????

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

We found that our problem was the thermal fuse. After ruling out all other issues, we came across a diagram with the thermal fuse mentioned. We replaced this along with cleaning all lint from inside and now the dryer works great. Thermal fuse cost = $15

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 261 Answers

The power on these dryers split, L 1 controls the timer and stuff while L 2 controls the motor heater etc. I would check your dryer belt, the ptc, push to start button and the motor. The ptc is a bridge until the motor rpms climb high enough to engage the two switches on the motor. One is for the heater and the other for the motor. So if your handy remove the console and disconnect one of the wires on the ptc and using gloves and insulated pliers tap the other contact on the switch like starting a car with a broken ignition and if that works replace the switch. If not turn the drum noting the resistance offered by the motor, pop the top to check also after checking the switch. Also check continuity on the ptc. If all items check out according to the wire schematic in the console suspect timer as having open contacts. The motor switches will have to be tested according to the test on the tech notes and a note is that the switches are integrated into the motor.

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dryer has power to timer, but won't start...I have an Amana electric dryer that allows me to set the timer and I can hear it running, but when I push in the the timer knob to start the dryer (drum


The fuse is mounted on the heater element. When it blows nothing in the heater or motor circuit works but the power to the timer is not interrupted therefore you can hear. Service manual

3_1_2013_5_01_16_pm.jpg

Feb 11, 2013 | Amana Dryers

1 Answer

Kitchenaid prestige dryer will not tumble


I fixed one that would not run last Halloween. A Kenmore very similar to a kitchen-aid dryer:

4 Wheel dryer DE-mystatified

Jul 08, 2012 | Dryers

2 Answers

The dryer gets power, as the light is on and I can hear a ticking when I turn the timer dial. However, the power does not come on to run the dryer when I push the button. There was a small piece...


that is your door switch, the dryer will not run since it can not close the contacts. You will need to take the front of the dryer off. to do this on the inside of the door frame there are screws you will need to unscrew them all, some models have screws on the bottom corners remove them also. on the top corners gently pry up there a clips it will pop up. remove panel, replace switch. If you really need to dry clothes tonight you can disconnect the switch and tape the wire together, you will just need to stop the dryer as when you open the door it will still tumble if it is not done with it cycle. safety note unplug machine before you work on it, also a repair and service shop sells new door switches just give them the brand and model. Hope this helps Tim

Sep 02, 2010 | Dryers

2 Answers

Dryer Does Not Tumble When Pressing Start


Hi,First of all check your door switch, make sure it is operational.If the door switch checks good, the start switch could be faulty, in newer dryers the start switch is built into the timer in older dryers your start switch may be separate, if you have to push on the timer dial to start the dryer, its built into the timer.

Check any other safety's that may be stuck open.Double check anyway. If it wont do anything, I would say its the door switch or the start switch.
Thank you

May 10, 2010 | Frigidaire GLEQ2152ES Electric Dryer

1 Answer

My whirlpool dryer wont start.


check the door switch and also the push to start button. Timers will advance even if the unit is not on

Mar 30, 2009 | Dryers

1 Answer

Won't run


If "won't run" meaning; "does not tumble/spin" this can be a couple things;

1. Defective Drive Belt (Likely): Broken or jammed (not properly attached to motor/pulley). Nothing will happen when pressing start; unit will not heat or rotate/tumble. "Normal ware and tear"

2. Defective Door Switch (Very likely) - Very common due to constant "slamming" of door. The door switch enables power to be passed through-out machine when door closes for safety purposes. Switch located at door area and can be tested for continuity. "Nothing will happen when pressing start; unit will not heat or tumble/turn". * Fairly easy to replace; two mounting screws.

3. Defective/Jammed Motor (Rare, but possible): You may hear a "humming noise" and burning smell. Also, excessive lint in blower housing may jam the motor from rotating. "Does not come on; does not tumble/turn"

Remember to disconnect power from unit before servicing.

Jan 27, 2009 | Kenmore 659 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Whirlpool dryer model LEQ8800JQ won't start when push start butto


I posted today (Jan 2, 2009) that I had same problem. Handyman tested for blown thermal fuse, etc and everything was fine. He said I have to replace the timer switch .. well guess what - I fidgeted with the start button (on/off) hard a few times while simultaneously pressing & releasing door switch and it did the trick. In my case the problem was most likely with the start button. Dryer is working fine now!

Jan 02, 2009 | Whirlpool LEQ9858P Electric Dryer

1 Answer

My Dryer Heats but won't tumble


do you hear a humming noise? and is air coming out the rear if so the belt has broke if not the motor has gone bad let me know what you find

Jan 08, 2008 | Whirlpool GEQ9800P Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Tumble Dryer won't start


assuming what you say you checked is correct and working then the next place to look is the start relay, located behind the front timer control panel, this sis more often than not a cubed shape box made of clear plastic with about 6 spade connectors on it, look for burn marks inside it, replace if looks damaged, do not attempt to bypass or short out to test, as you will blow the timer or and control circuit board and cause extensive damage

Sep 23, 2007 | Dryers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Whirlpool Ultimate Care II LSQ9549L Top Load Washer Logo

156 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Whirlpool Washing Machines Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

prem mathew

Level 3 Expert

662 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

74269 Answers

Are you a Whirlpool Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...