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i have a GEW9878LW0 whirlpool gold dryer. It will not start

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i have a GEW9878LW0 whirlpool gold dryer. It will not start when i push start button. i did all troubleshooting ideas in manual not luck any ideas
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 4 years ago.

when you open the door does the inside light go on ?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
yes it does . im getting power and it makes a clicking noise when i push the start button
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 4 years ago.
can you open the console and do you have a Volt-Ohm meter so you can check components ?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no i cant i gont have one srry

 

Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 4 years ago.

ok you could have a bad motor control ,a bad control ,motor even a bad door switch

as you can see there are several differant items that it could be.

with out a way to test I could only guess what the issue NORMALLY is which would be the control

 



Edited by Whrlp Master Tech on 1/1/2010 at 1:41 AM EST
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

k now i have a continuity tester what do i do now

 

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