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I have a whirlpool duet washer. The red light keeps blinking.

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I have a whirlpool duet washer. The red light keeps blinking. Washer will not start
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  esequiel walker replied 6 years ago.

esequiel walker :

hi is this a duet and are you getting an error code

JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : No code
esequiel walker :

what cycle or function is the blinking light on

JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : WHen I turn the dial to each cycle it blinks on that cycle
JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : Normally it the red light stays solid.
esequiel walker :

thats a faulty user interface was there a power outage or surge

JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : No
esequiel walker :

whirlpool has these issues so much

JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : Seems like maybe the machine isn't recognizing that the door is closed
esequiel walker :

that display is blinking if it was the door you would get a fdl error

esequiel walker :

so the computer board is not responding

JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : No error code
esequiel walker :


JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : What do I need to do
esequiel walker :

you will need to have the user interface replaced which is the one where the dial is at

JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : Is it something I can install with little difficulty?
esequiel walker :

i beleve so remove the top panel and the controls will be exposed from there you will see what needs removing

esequiel walker :

not too difficult

JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : Part#?
esequiel walker :

its called a user interface

JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : Expensive?
esequiel walker :

one second

esequiel walker :


JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : Bought this 2 yrs ago used. Prob 6+yrs old
JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : Part #?
esequiel walker :

one second

esequiel walker :


JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : Ty
esequiel walker :

pressing accept pays me thanks

esequiel walker :

good luck

JACUSTOMER-4ewjhn18- : No. thank you!!!!
esequiel walker :

your welcome