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I have a Whirlpool wfw8300sw01 washer that won't turn on.

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Hi. I have a Whirlpool wfw8300sw01 washer that won't turn on. There are no signs of life...
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Can you check if there is power to the CCU? If so the CCU board is likely defective if nothing lights up at all on the display. That was a common issue on that unit.


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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have access to and can see the CCU. Any idea which area to test and what settings to choose on my volt/ohm meter? I grew up w/ vehicles not house electricity. Thnx.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I actually can hear it clicking when I plug the washer in. Wouldn't that indicate it's getting power?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Repair clinic suggests it's this:
Customer: replied 1 year ago. it seems to be working all of a sudden... ?
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

You may have a bad connection from the interface board to the CCU. That can happen as well.