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Dryer controll panell wont work but light inside does

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  • herrsiegrist May 22, 2008

    My Whirlpool Duet has absolutely no power...on the panel or inside the drum for the light. I've: reset the breaker, checked for excess lint, unplugged and replugged the unit, checked the power cords connections on the inside. Should I check the thermo fuse next?


  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    Yes the control panel has conrol locked lit up. There is power because the inside light comes on when the door is open. Help,,,,,,

  • Anonymous May 28, 2008

    at times there is no power then later the power comes on and the dryer will run, then it will quit and display a PF power failure! I have checked my breaker it is not tripped nor have we had a power outage, I have also checked at the outlet and I am getting a 240 supply, is there a sensor or isoverheating in the motor taking place? any suggestions

  • launjanae Aug 13, 2008

    my drier wont come on i keep holding the end of cycle signal for a couple seconds but nothing the light on the inside is on and the control locked light is on but dim

  • HRodriguez Feb 16, 2009

    We have a Whirlpool Duet, Model # GEW9250 PW1.  The control panel power appears to be intermittent, and has been happening for a couple of years already.  The normal fix in the past was to disconnect power at the power cord and reconnect.  
    Our dryer has been powered off for a few days.  The last load done was a heavy load.  The light in the dryer is out, but I believe that this is a bad bulb.  I have verified that the circuit breakers are not tripped, that there is power to the dryer control board, and have reset the connectors at the control board.  I have not been able to verify that there is 5 volts at the control board, or that the 5 volts is getting to the front panel board.  We bought our dryer on the year 2006.  Could it be possible that there is a bad batch of control panel boards that have been installed during a certain time period?  I have not been able to fid a concrete solution for this intermittent problem.  I would greatly appreciate any help on this problem.



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Light on the inside of dryer comes on but the outside panel lights do not come on to be able to get the dryer to start

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Sometimes the control knobs that you set your dryer to different heating sets will go bad but it is in the control panel some where i whould say it is the heating setting

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is the drum light on while the door is closed?? look on the teck sheet found in the lower front panel for a wiring diagram momery servers me there is a thermal fuse chances are this is bad if you cant find this tech sheet I will look in my invoice book and see if I can find the sheet for it good luck let me know what you find out

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SOURCE: control panel does not work

This is a process so right down everything, remove the 3 screws on the rear of the dryer for the top panel. Be sure you unplug the machine first before attempting this as high voltage is present. The front user panel is clipped to the chassis and we need to check two items. First the wire harness from the motor control unit to the panel and how well is the board attached to the panel. Look inside and you will see catchs bottom and top, with carefull lifting up and out the top loosens and then the bottom. We want to check the assembly and how well the wires are attached. If all looks sound unplug the board from the motor control unit and replug the unit. Now reattach to the chassis, make sure all is clear of the top and plug it in. Try to power up the unit, if not the panel is dead.
From when you mentioned the dryer light worked I know power is there for the board but I will not say off hand just buy a board, test always look for loose panels and wires then we go broke buying the part. Last is the machine new? If less than a year call sears, 1800for my home and have them fix it!

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SOURCE: Maytag electric dryer MDET446AYW no lights on

There should be a wiring diagram located where the electronics are in an envelope. Check for a fuse to the control board. Sometimes the fuse doesn't look like an ordinary fuse that we typically see on cars and things like that. It will appear to look more like a resistor. You need a volt meter to check if there isn't an obvious fuse on the control board.

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Please read the Fixya article below explaining how to fix the problems related to control lock on Whirlpool dryers and washers.

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