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Whirlpool Duet Dryer (2yrs old) Light buld died and dryer won't start. We changed bought a new light bulb but the dryer still doesn't start. The computerized buttons still litght up though.

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Sometimes when a bulb goes out or is replaced the unit can short out.

Try holding your end of cycle signal button for 5 seconds, watch the light, if you control lock it, it will light but will not run because control lock is a safety feature.

Also try pushing door in and starting it, might be bad latch

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