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I have a Whirlpool Duet Dryer...Model # WGD9200SQ1, Serial #

Customer Question

I have a Whirlpool Duet Dryer...Model # ***** Serial # MD4329005
It is stuck on "sensing" with the light on, and will not start. Any simple troubleshooting tips I can try before calling a repairman? Thanks.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.

Hello from JA
My name is Woody.
I will be glad to assist you today.
I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 35 Years,
and have over 100,000 in home repairs and over 80,000 internet repairs under my belt.

Once you select a cycle and press start does the time display count down ? and of course it will tale it 60 second for it to count down.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it does
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.

Ok you either have a faulty control board or a open thermal fuse.

Do you have a Volt-ohm meter and know how to use it?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have no idea what that means. I will just have to call a repairman. Thanks so much.
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.

No hold on ,the meter to test is the easier way but that can be worked around.

Remove the lower front panel of the dryer (two screws under the bottom panel)

and you can bypass the thermal fuse to see it we can get the unit to run.

Is this something you feel you can do ?

A service call just to walk in the door and say HI will run you around $125.00 not including parts and labor.

Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.
I see you have not gotten back to me on your issue.
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