Maytag Dryer Won't Start But Light Is On. Some recent maytag models have a green power light that indicates power is. You can fix the above six common causes of a whirlpool duet dryer that won’t start, following these simple steps for each problem.
Here’s what you need to do: However, some dryers have a switch that shuts off power to the dryer if the drive belt is broken. Usually, you can hear an audible “click” when the door closes and the latch engages.
If The Latch Won’t Engage, Check For Clothing That May Be Blocking The Door From.
If the dryer hums when the start switch is activated, or if the motor runs only while activating the start switch, the motor might be defective or something might be binding the drum preventing it from turning freely. If your maytag dryer won’t start but has power, make sure that the door is fully closed. It clicks but won’t start.
But Unfortunately, It Happens, Like In Today’s Case, A Whirlpool Duet Dryer Won’t Start.
To determine if the start switch is defective, attempt to start the dryer. If the breaker is not the problem we need to check the thermal fuse. As a safety precaution, most dryers won’t start if the door isn’t closed and latched.
Even If The Door Appears Closed, Give It A Gentle Push To Make Sure The Latch Engages.
Try this if the dryer won’t start and the latch doesn’t engage: Some recent maytag models have a green power light that indicates power is. The control lock is used to lock out the electronic control so that the dryer cannot be used or started (sometimes called a child lock).
As I Said, The Lights On The Front All Come On.
I have a gas kenmord elite dryer that has power to the board. However, some dryers have a switch that shuts off power to the dryer if the drive belt is broken. I understand that the thermistor is reading on the low side, but to my knowledge this should cause an issue with heating, not starting.
The Thermal Fuse Is Behind The Bottom Panel On The Blower Duct On Electric Models.
Power not reaching the dryer. If the start switch fails the dryer won't start or make any noise. On most dryers, when the dryer belt breaks, the motor will still run, but the drum won’t turn.