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My Whirlpool dryer is plugged in but will not turn on

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I would start by checking to make sure the circuit breakers are not tripped. An electric dryer runs on 220 and will have a double circuit breaker - a gas dryer runs off of 110 and will usually not have a dedicated breaker. Once you have determined the power is on, the next most likely problem is the door switch. This prevents the dryer from being activated with the door open. You can "jiggle" the switch while attempting to start the dryer, or check the continuity with an ohmmeter.

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My dryer was working just fine no problems and out of nowhere it throws the code F1 any suggestions


Go to https://www.whirlpool.com/manuals/ and enter your model number. The directions on how to find the model number are also on that page.

You might try turning off the dryer and unplugging it completely. Be careful when unplugging the dryer. Let it sit unplugged for a few minutes and then plug it back in. Let it sit plugged in for a few minutes and turn it back on.

Depending on your model, you might find the answer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMEbaXiusVY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRw_0eGkMAs or http://dryernotheating.net/whirlpool-cabrio-dryer-f1-error-code/.

Lastly, call Whirlpool customer support (see phone number on the Whirlpool webpage above) or call a local repair shop.

Good luck!

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There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor going bad...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why your dryer will not run...

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Hi,

There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor going bad...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why your dryer will not run...

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Try it, it may be the very thing!

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