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Whirlpool Calypso Dryer Electrical Problem

After the dryer has completed a drying cycle, it will not turn back on (after the door has been opened and closed). If the dryer is unplugged for about 15 minutes, it will work again after it is plugged in. Also, the display sometimes comes on by itself and reads "36" (casual cycle). None of the panel buttons fail the diagnostic. We have replaced the control board to no avail. The thermister and moisture sensor both test fine. Even when the panel appears dead, there is 120v at the control board, and yet pushing on any of the buttons will not result in any response. We have checked the door switch, centrifugal switch, belt switch and all high limit heater switches.

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Re: Whirlpool Calypso Dryer Electrical Problem

Problem resolved. Although the membrane control panel passed the diagnostic test, it was defective. Probably a low voltage conductor went to ground, allowing the buttons to operate but throwing the control board into error mode.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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