Question about Dryers
Our new Whirlpool Duet Steam Dryer beeps 3 times but does not start when we press the start button. This is an electric dryer - not one operating on natural gas. Home Depot tested the two bullet-type 30-amp fuses and said that they are good. Is it possible that one of these fuses is not good and when this is true all the lights on the panel still work? Also, is there a 15-amp time-delay fuse which we need for this dryer? I cannot locate any 15-amp circuit with a time-delay fuse in it assigned to the dryer on my electrical panel.
Please reply as soon as possible. My wife and I spent close to $4,500 for our new Whirlpool Steam Duet washer, dryer, 15.5 inch pedestals, 5-year extended warranty & all taxes in Canada and my wife is freaking out because our new dryer is not working.
Brand new unit - same problem. After an hour of investigating, I found the issue.
You don't actually have to SLAM the door. If you look closely, there are 3 separate pins that must latch. One is a simple push-button style which latches no problem.
The others are little prongs at the top and bottom of door. The bottom prong latches cleanly, but the top one will not latch because the door is a bit too flexible.
Close the door normally, then firmly press on the top edge of the door. You will hear the final latch grab, then you press and hold the start button. The dryer starts normally.
Posted on Oct 13, 2009
MisterMighty's tricked worked perfectly on my new Kenmore he5T dryer...it is pretty ridiculous though! Thank you MisterMighty!
Posted on Oct 28, 2009
Unreal,did not start, ran upstairs, slammed door real hard, it stared, thanks
Posted on Feb 22, 2011
Thank you so much for that info! I was so nervous. Now I'm a happy camper :-)
Posted on Dec 11, 2012
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 01, 2015 | Whirlpool Duet WED9550WW 27" Electric...
Aug 13, 2011 | Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer
Feb 09, 2011 | Whirlpool Duet 7.0 Cu. Ft. Capacity Plus...
Nov 08, 2010 | Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer
Aug 09, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet 4.0 Cu. Ft. Steam Washer
Jun 20, 2010 | Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer
May 17, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet 7.0 Cu. Ft. Super Capacity...
Jan 11, 2010 | Whirlpool GEW9250 Electric Dryer
Nov 24, 2009 | Refrigerators
Mar 20, 2018 | Dryers
4,533 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!