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Whirlpool LER8648LW0 wont start when you push the button

You can hear the timer clicking so it is getting power but nothing when the start button is pushed.

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  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2008

    I have the same problem, ANy solutions yet??? I am thinking it is the thermal fuse....

  • silentred46 Mar 23, 2009

    can hear timer clicking but nothing happens when i press start. Outlet tests good, door switch tests good.

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Check your door switch to make sure it is good / if switch is bad it will do that / larryyb

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