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My whirlpool dryer is dead

I went to put a load of wet clothes in the dryer and when I hit the start button, it made a click noise and that was all folks it hasen't made a sound since the breaker is fine the dyer will not turn on.

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  • crashd Nov 23, 2008

    I touched the back of the dryer and got shocked... it shutoff and nothing... the breaker wasn't tripped (I reset it anyway) nothing.

  • mikebrandi Dec 02, 2008

    I have the same problem. I checked the thermal fuse and they were ok. After taking further voltage reading I replaced the motor but I still have the same problem.

  • alfjrkh3 Dec 11, 2008

    I have same problem, i replaced motor, motor switch, and timer switch ad still have nothing

  • Bennie Davis Jan 11, 2009

    I have a Whirlpool LEN1000PQ0 Electric Dyer which has the same problem. Dyer was working, when I pulled the clothes out and put in another load, nothing. The dyer would not work. I checked the Thermal fuse and shows .000 ohms. Is this the correct ohms? This would be the second thermal fuse I've replaced.

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Most newer dryers have a thermal fuse link which prevents them from producing heat if it has overheated due to lint build up. Safety! Remove the back of the dryer after you unplug it of course. Look for a white, two connector, block about 1/4 by 1-1/2 inches, mounted to the back of the heat transfer duct. Remove both of the wires from the the connectors and test the fuse for continuity. Multi meter needed. This should show 0 Ohms. If there is no change on the meter than this fuse is bad. Most any appliance parts place will have in stock. $12 - $15 Clean out as much lint as posible from the exhaust opening with a vacuume and reinstall the back panel.

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