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Whirlpool duet dryer will not start. Panel lights come on as usual and when press start machine clicks and will not start. Light on wet sensor lights and no drying action begins.

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  • emoo Jan 17, 2009

    The control panel lights are on and the door seems to latch correctly. The dryer beeps twice when the start button is pressed but the dryer does not start.

  • alice_beaty Apr 19, 2009

    I have a Duet 9250 gas dryer. All of the lights are working. When I press the start button it clicks, the sensing light is on and nothing happens. I have tried unplugging, that hasn't helped.

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Press the cancel button on the machine. Then do this. press and hold the start button for 2 seconds then release wait 2 seconds and press and hold again for 2 seconds continue this pattern until the dryer goes into test mode. You will see all the lights on the control light up. press each button on the control one at a time 3 times each. (Do not press the cancel button) until the dryer begins to run. When the dryer starts to run then press the cancel button. Then your machine should function properly. This is a secret test and reset for your dryers control, so please keep this between us. The whirlpool people would be heart broke if they see this posted on the web ;-) . If your dryer will still not start after this test, you may need a new control. If you need a part let me know and I can ship it right to you. Good luck and I hope this will fixYa and saves you the $400.00 it would cost for whirlpool to send a certified tech to come to your home.
Mike Anderson
Anderson Appliance Repair
9865)945-3808

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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