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I have a whirlpool duet washer and dryer the dryer lights all come on but I get a beeping sound and dryer will not start

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  • thebohlings Dec 20, 2008

    I have a Whirlpool Duet Electric dryer. When Start is pushed, the "Sensing" light comes on, but it will not run.

  • jones19602 Dec 20, 2008

    When i turn on the start button, I see the sensing light comes on, I hear a click noise from the circuit board, but the drum does not turn/it does not start. I see no burn marks in either circuit board.

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    I just got this new whirlpool duet dryer... the first cycle ran fine. Now when I try to start it - the power is on but will not start, just beeps.

  • ghunchak Feb 09, 2009

    The Whirlpool Duet dryer turns on, the machine beeps when the start button is held down, but the basket won't spin. I emptied the basket and it made a 1/4 turn before stopping.

  • susan623 Feb 10, 2009

    I have this dryer, the lights come on and it beeps when start button is pressed, but it does not turn or heat up.

  • kristenhyde Feb 24, 2009

    All the lights will light up and it makes beeping noises when it is not in use. It will also not turn at times when you press power.


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We had the same problem.

HOW IT WORKS: When the dryer door opens/closes it pushes or releases a little knob inside the door (on ours it is in the top left position). When it is released the light inside comes on and the dryer will not start, it will show panel lights but will beep if you try to start it. When it is pressed (when the door is closed), the light turns off and it will let you turn the dryer on.

Being that the knob was not working properly, there was no communication when the door was opened/closed to tell it to turn on the light or let the dryer start.

SOLUTION: Purchase a new knob, part number 8519323 (also part number 8283288). This comes with both the knob and the wiring, but we only had to replace the knob itself.

REPLACING KNOB: It is easily removed from the outside.
1. Open dryer door.
2. Press (squeeze) the left/right sides of the knob and pull it out.
3. Put in the new knob and press into place.

It was as easy as this for us anyway. The part was approximately $38.

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Try to unplug the dryer for 5-10 minutes this should reset the board. if not take off the bottom panel and test the resistance of the thermistor ( the tech sheet is in the bottom there or up top)

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SOURCE: Won't start, beeping sounds

sounds like the door switch might be an issue,, does teh tub light go on /off as you open the door??? if not try manually pushing the switch in a few times.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool duet washer dryer, Dryer is stuck on control lock

look to the far right buttons labled control lock, hold it in for 3-5 secs, to unlock

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