Author Topic: whirlpool dryer does not start  (Read 2823 times)

Offline dlraida

  • VIP Member
  • Member Since: Oct 2008
  • Posts: 1
whirlpool dryer does not start
« on: October 01, 2008, 12:42:15 PM »
Hello,  I tried to start my dryer today and I cannot get it to turn on.  When I set the timer dial to the setting I want and then try to push in the dial nothing happens.  The dial doesn't push in and the dryer does not start.  Thank you in advance for your advice!! :)

Model 8299778

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8780
  • Country: us
  • SublimeMasterJW
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Re: whirlpool dryer does not start
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2008, 01:02:55 PM »
Did you pay the electric bill?
May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

Offline Repair-man

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Feb 2008
  • Posts: 3020
  • Country: us
  • The Virtual Repairman
    • The Virtual Repairmans Appliance Help
Re: whirlpool dryer does not start
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2008, 03:11:14 PM »
If the dial does not push in, your timer is bad. It must push in for the start process to begin. That's not a model number you provided, so we can't help you on parts, etc.
"It's only expensive if someone else fixes it for you" -
The Virtual Repairman   www.repair2000.com

Offline JWWebster

  • Technician
  • Member Since: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 8780
  • Country: us
  • SublimeMasterJW
    • Buy me a beer through paypal
    • JW's Sublime Appliance Advice
Re: whirlpool dryer does not start
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2008, 03:30:27 PM »
The dial don't get pushed on a whirlpool. You must press the start switch.
May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

 

WHIRLPOOL DRYER WON'T START

Started by babby

Replies: 1
Views: 2435
Last post April 03, 2008, 11:35:18 AM
by JWWebster
Whirlpool Dryer won't Start

Started by TechnicianBrian

Replies: 0
Views: 1447
Last post June 04, 2008, 07:19:16 AM
by TechnicianBrian
Whirlpool dryer won't start

Started by markvdb

Replies: 3
Views: 1528
Last post November 08, 2009, 11:57:02 AM
by JWWebster
Whirlpool Electric Dryer - Start button won't work

Started by inthecity

Replies: 6
Views: 5191
Last post February 09, 2010, 02:28:04 PM
by inthecity
Whirlpool Dryer Sport Duet model WED8410SW1 won’t start

Started by r_unda

Replies: 3
Views: 3434
Last post August 30, 2010, 10:35:07 AM
by JWWebster
Whirlpool dryer won't start

Started by BPA6013

Replies: 1
Views: 1884
Last post April 03, 2010, 10:59:42 AM
by JWWebster