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Estate dryer won't come on..

I have an Estate (whirlpool) dryer that just refuses to come on. I have checked the power 110v on each leg and 220v reading across L1 and L2. The thermal fuse is good, the push to start switch is good, door switch is also good. Now I am not the best at reading wiring diagrams, however at the top of the schematic it shows how to ohm the timer and everything checks the way it should. So now I am at a total loss, could it be the motor switch? If so how do I go about checking the motor switch (ohms or volts) with meter to definitely make sure it is bad.

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  • Uncle Ike Apr 29, 2008

    Done it, the fuse checked out, is it possible that it could be the motor switch? I don't know how to check it, any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Check the white thermal fuse on the blower housing

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

  • Rory Moore
    Rory Moore Nov 11, 2013

    checked it w/new one in my hand. was not the problem.

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