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Whirlpool Duet won't start

On our 3 yr old whirlpool duet when you push the control button it lights up the panel but when you push the start button nothing happens. We are a large family and today is washday,please help

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Just an added note.  My machine is about four years old and models may have changed a little.  The "switch" was a round black hole located about 5 inches above the latch hole.  The toothpick thing worked great!

Posted on Oct 18, 2007

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Open the door and look at the latch on the right side of the opening. Just above the hole the door latch fits into is a small switch. It should be sticking out about a quarter of an inch. You should be able to push it in and out easily. It is very common for these to break. If it is broken, the door latch assy will have to be replaced. About $65 for the part. You may be able to break a round toothpick or something else about that size to use as an actuator until you can get it repaired. Just stick it into the broken switch with about quarter inch sticking out. Then carefully close door. Post back to let me know if this helps or not.

Posted on Oct 08, 2007

  • Anonymous Oct 11, 2007

    Just wanted to follow up on your washer problem and see if you got it fixed. Thanks/Mike

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