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START AND RUN PROBLEM

PUSH START BUTTON ON DRYER IT STARTS, RELEASE BUTTON, IT STOPS. REPLACED START SWITCH, SAME THING, REPLACED CONTROL BOARD, SAME THING WHIRLPOOL GAS DRYER MGRH865QDS

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  • funjager Mar 01, 2009

    MY MISTAKE DRYER IS WGD5900SWO HAVE REPLACED CONTROL BOARD, NO DIFFERENCE, NOW LOOKING AT THERMISTOR, THERMAL FUSE, AND MOTOR RELAY THANK YOU FOR RESPONSE THE STOVE WENT OUT AT THE SAME TIME, GOT MODEL NUMBERS CROSSED

  • funjager Mar 01, 2009

    OK I JUMPED THE TWO BLUE WIRES TURNED THE CONTROL DIAL DRYER RUNS, DOES THAT MEAN THE RELAY IS SHOT.

  • funjager Mar 01, 2009

    THANKS FOR WALKING ME THRU THIS

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    WRMtech May 11, 2010

    Can you verify model number, this model comes back as a Maytag free standing range

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Check the motor relay. there are 4 wires( 2 are pink and black) this goes to the coil of the relay and must show resistance(closed) you can also jump out the 2 blue wires and see it the unit keeps running. The part number for the relay is: FSP3405281 approx 40.00US

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    WRMtech Mar 01, 2009

    yes, the relay is bad. I have supplied the part number for you

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    WRMtech Mar 01, 2009

    You are very welcome

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