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i have a whirlpool duet dryer and it wont start when i try

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i have a whirlpool duet dryer and it wont start when i try to start it it says its is sensing in the status lites
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.

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can you get us the model # ?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
its a duet i dont see any numbers on it
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
open the door and there will be a tag with the model # XXXXX it. thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
gew925pw1???
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
thats it, ok when you push start nothing happens?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
nothing the status light up and says its sensing thats all
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
ok . do you have a volt meter, you need to check the thermal fuse.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
i do not. where is the fuse located?
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
its part # XXXXX on this diagram, take the bottom access off under the door and its on the top of the blower assembly, unplug the dryer and take the two wires off and tape them together to test , try the dryer if it starts replace this don't leave it taped together , this is a safety . you can order this @ http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Thermal-Fuse/2986?modelNumber=GEW9250PW1 if needed.let me know thanks Bryan
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
i will try it thanks i will let you know if it works
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
ok, thanks, Bryan
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
it was not the fuse it was the switch on the belt pully
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
thats good at least you found the problem,that was the first thing you needed to check though, these thermal fuses go all the time, I didn't hear back from you to tell you what to check next, anyway good job, Bryan
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
thank for the help