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Old 07-09-2009, 08:55 AM
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Unhappy Whirlpool duet dryer - motor/switch replacement
Model Number: GEW9250PL0   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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My dryer is stuck in sensing mode. The service repair person said that the motor and switch need to be replaced because the vent was blocked and the lent backed up, burning out both. He said the computer board is fine. Can you please let me know if this is a repair that I can do myself and if so, is there is a repair manual you recommend? The service repair person said it is not covered by the extended warranty and will cost $400-450 plus. Many thanks!


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Old 07-09-2009, 04:53 PM
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This part is not too difficult to replace yourself if you know how to handle a simple tools. Here is the Service manual.

- The motor Part number: AP3094233

Part number: AP3094233


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I'm afraid I did not get clear which switch did you mean.

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Thank you very much, Gene, for your reply. Unfortunately, the repair person just said the motor and switch. Is there some way I can do a diagnosis on the front to figure out which switch? I really appreciate your help.
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I would check the door switch, just in case. There is a motor centrifugal switch, but it comes together with the motor.

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I called the repair people and they said I need to replace the motor belt and blower wheel. Are these the "motor and switch" that the tech mentioned? Thanks
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Quote:
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This part is not too difficult to replace yourself if you know how to handle a simple tools. Here is the Service manual.
Also on 03-10-2009, 05:18 PM
you wrote as well:
You can find the instructions in the Service manual.

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The link:“https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/7d322131b309497a852571ca006ce7d2/$FILE/L-56_4314124A.pdf” does not work, I get a ‘Connection has timed out’ page.
I believe I have also seen you referring to this whirlpool link in other posts.
Do you have, or know of, a current working Service Manual?
If you do know of one I would very much appreciate your forwarding it to me.
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