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Dryer won't start

Whirlpool Electric Dryer Model # LER5636KQ1 (2001) was working 2 days ago, but tonight will not start. We checked power source and fuse box and see no problems, plus it must be getting power as the light is working. Door closes fully. No items left on manual troubleshooting list. Could it be the start button? Is it worth the cost of a service call ?

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It is one of 2 things,the door switch is bad or the heater box fuse is bad,you can remove the back panel and you will see the little fuse on the top of the heater box,if you have a meter you can check the fuse and the door switch on the ohms setting,ler me know-mike

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  • MIKE major Feb 19, 2009

    should be a fixya rating!!!thanks-mike

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