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i can here the timer clicking, so i know it works. however, when i press the start button, nothing. dryer

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Old 09-23-2010, 06:39 PM
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Default timer works, dryer won't start
Model Number: LER5634AWO   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: More than 10 years   

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i can here the timer clicking, so i know it works. however, when i press the start button, nothing. dryer won't start. what could the problem be?


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Old 09-23-2010, 08:06 PM
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Here is the wiring diagram
http://www.servicematters.com/docs/w...%203399125.pdf

Most likely the thermal fuse in the motor circuit has blown (item 8 in Section 3).

Unplug the unit and check the fuse with a meter should be 0 ohms.

Jiggery Pokery method is.
Unplug the unit.
Remove both wires from the fuse, short them together and tape them up so they will not short to the frame.
Plug the unit in and give it a try.

If blown, replace the fuse ASAP as it is a critical safety device re: prevents lint fires which can turn into house fires.

Also clean/check your vent system and the blower as these are the most common causes of it blowing.

Also could be:
The Push TO Start switch
Timer contacts BU/BK
or worst of all the motor itself.
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