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Whirlpool Duet Dryer GEW9200L Timed dry cycle, Delicate and casual showing dashed line and will not work. If i push cancel and Hold to start time will show but will not start in these cylces and when released dashed line will appear.

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  • mbrzez Jul 20, 2008

    This does not resolve the problem.All other cycles work.

  • mbrzez Jul 20, 2008

    Dryer works in all cycles except Timed Dry- Casual and Delicate. Shows a Dashed line -- in display and will not start. if i push Cancel and Hold to start together a time will flash
    but when buttons are released dashed line re-appears.There are no error codes

  • mbrzez Jul 20, 2008

    I used a vacuum and cleaned out where the lint fiter goes as far as vacuum could reach. Unplugged and dashed line still there.

  • mbrzez Jul 21, 2008

    Any other options to try

  • mbrzez Jul 21, 2008

    Everything looks fine in control panel- dusted still not wokring. More solutions would be appreciated.

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I would open up the outer panel and take a look at the control area and see if there is anything out of the normal. Clean it up and see if it starts to work. Make sure you unplug it and let me know how this goes so I can suggest what other things you may try.

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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    Benjamin Patri Jul 21, 2008

    Could you take a picture of the controls with the dash line showing and email it to me at bestdarntootingood@yahoo.com so I can see it for clarity.

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    Benjamin Patri Jul 21, 2008

    I'm thinking possibly a fuse needs to be replaced. Do you have an ohm meter to check connections at all?

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Hmm sounds like the main controll unit is shot
it isnt any other component cause there arent any error codes, to fix this on you may need to contact a service center or a local repairman. NB:: parts are only avilable from your manufacturer you cant get the CU instrores.

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Just a thought, I have an LG unit that I get the same dashed line as well. I have to take a shop vac and clean out the area where the lint filter is put, then I have to unplug the unit to reset the control board. Works for that type of unit, you may want to try it.

Good Luck.

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    Thomas Van Tress Jul 20, 2008

    Darklord, found a local parts store that I have used in the past and they have a listing for the control board for Whirlpool Model GEW9200L. Here is the site for you to purchase it aftermarket or you could order it directly from Whirlpool. Here

    Same part # is listed on the Whirlpool site for the control board.

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    Thomas Van Tress Jul 20, 2008

    Control board part # is 8557308 type that in the search field on upper left and it will bring it up.

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    Thomas Van Tress Jul 20, 2008

    Sorry I couldn't help any further, as for the Appliance Part Company, I have yet to have them not have a part for me. I am fortunate to have them local in Tempe, AZ

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