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I have a whirlpool diet starts runs about 5 seconds shuts…

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I have a whirlpool diet starts runs about 5 seconds shuts off will turn it self on about 3 minutes later and shut down again . Timer seems to keep running . Kinda lost between is it the motor or control board

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

3 years 4 years old , model is Model is WED9151YW0

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I am a handy man trying to fix it for someone else

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Nope I think that’s it tried the door latch the moisture sensor

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3/27/2018
Melissa Martin
Melissa Martin, Home Appliance Technician
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Hello my name is***** it shut off after you release the start button? It is does then the run winding in the motor is shorted out.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
It starts after you push the start button runs 3 seconds dies then will kick back on a few minutes later and do the same thing

Yes that sounds like the motor.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok thanks

you are welcome

Melissa Martin
Melissa Martin, Home Appliance Technician
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Quick response it was the issue we discussed thanks

Thank you so much

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