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Whirlpool Washer Won't Start

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The 5 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Washer won't start are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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User Control and Display Board

RepairClinic Item # 1480716

If the washer won't start, the user control and display board may be defective. Check for power to the washer first.

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Main Control Board - Part # 1549135 Mfg Part # W10249237

Main Control Board

RepairClinic Item # 1549135

If the washer won't start the main control board might be defective. This is not common. Check other parts and causes first.

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Door or Lid Latch Assembly - Part # 1202609 Mfg Part # W10059230

Door or Lid Latch Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 1202609

If the washer won't start the lid switch assembly might be defective. This is a very common problem. The lid switch assembly can fail either mechanically or electrically. Test any electrical switches with an Ohm meter for continuity. The switches should have continuity according to their design.

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Other Causes and Conditions

Incoming Power Problem

If the washer won't start check to see if there is power at the electrical outlet which the washer is plugged into. Plug a lamp or radio into the outlet to check it. If the outlet is dead, check the circuit breakers or fuses for the home.

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Power Cord - Part # 1175866 Mfg Part # 3407203

Power Cord

RepairClinic Item # 1175866

If the washer won't start, check to be sure there is power to the electrical outlet for the home. If that is OK, the power cord itself might be defective. This is rare. You can check the power cord with an Ohm meter for continuity.

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