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Dryer will not start

Whirlpool Duet dryer. Control panel lights and when the start button is pushed a light goes on that says "sensing" on the status board????
Cleaned the heat sensor on the lint filter and also the discharge chute. Any ideas???

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    I have the same problem.  Did you ever solve it?

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    dryer has power drive moter will not start

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Your dryer may not be receiving adequate voltage to start. Make sure your dryer is plugged in. Also, check the circuit breaker panel to make sure all the circuit breakers are in the correct positions. Or check to make sure no fuses in the fuse panel are blown. Try plugging something else into the same outlet. If it won't work either, then there is likely something wrong with the power outlet. Any of these could be the reason power is not getting to your dryer. Also, refrain from using an extension cord to plug your dryer in.

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