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Offline AJ

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Re: Whirlpool dryer won't stay on
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2013, 05:06:06 PM »
What is the model number? The number you listed is not correct.
The full model number is located on the model/serial number tag that can be found on the dryer.
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Offline haroldsappliance

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Re: Whirlpool dryer won't stay on
« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2013, 05:50:35 PM »
Sounds like the ol protector is opening circuit on a faulty motor.

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Re: Whirlpool dryer won't stay on
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2013, 07:54:52 PM »
WED5300SQ0 should be the model, what I listed before is the 'type'

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Re: Whirlpool dryer won't stay on
« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2013, 08:31:47 PM »
Basic dryer, sounds like a bad motor to me.

Your model dryer uses motor part # 279827

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Re: Whirlpool dryer won't stay on
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2013, 09:07:22 AM »
Did you get it fixed?  :popcorn:
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