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Dryer ran fine. Next load it would not start. It is a 220V, 5 cycle-3 temperature unit. Model # LER5636EQ3 TYPE: 178-00

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Check your door switch to make sure its ok. Whirlpool has a fuse on the back of the machine inside. Fuse will be white in color. If that is open, check for a clogged vent or ck your hi-limit thermostat. If everything else is ok you have a bad timer.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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    Susan McRorie Jul 22, 2014

    I have the same dryer and its doing the same thing. Worked fine, then just stopped working. I can hear the timer ticking but it won't turn on. I was told it was either the on/off switch of the thermostat. Replaced the on/off switch, no change. Is there a way to check these parts before having to buy it first? After doing some searching I've heard it could also be the door switch or the thermal fuse? What would be the next thing to try? I also couldn't find a wiring diagram for correctly connecting the on/off switch. My husband took the old one off and didn't look to see what sire cames from where. There are four prongs on the back. I'm not 100% sure where the red and white wire goes and where the black one goes.

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