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Thread: Whirlpool Duet Dryer WED8300SB1 Won't Start

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    Default Whirlpool Duet Dryer WED8300SB1 Won't Start

    Model Number: WEB8300SB1
    Brand: Whirlpool
    Age: More than 10 years

    My dryer won't start. The thermal fuse checks out OK. The door switch checks out OK. So, believing it was the board (which I've had to resolder the relays several times over the years), I got a new control board and installed it today. Still won't start. The relays on the board click, but the dang thing will not start.

    Only other thought I have is to check to see if the motor has failed, but I'm not sure how to test that, and I'd rather not pull it that far apart if I don't have to.

    Appreciate any advice y'all can offer. I really can't afford a new dryer right now.

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    Recheck the thermal fuse. If the thermal fuse checks good use this diagram to make the following voltage measurements on the board:
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    P9-2 - P8-3 = 120 VAC constant

    P9-2 - P8-4 = 120 VAC with door closed

    P9-1 - P8-3 = 120 VAC when start button is pressed
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