Before you retire yourWhirlpool dryer model WED49STBWthat isnt starting, you may want to take a look at the door switch. The door switch sends a signal to the control board that either tells the dryer to start or stop, depending on whether the door is open or closed. If the switch is faulty the dryer wont work. Fortunately, replacing a malfunctioning door switch is not a complicated or expensive repair. Below weve provided you with a step-by-step guide that explains how to remove and replace your Whirlpool dryers door switch.
Be sure to unplug your appliance and/or turn off the gas(Model WGD49STBW). Wearing work gloves and safety glasses is also a must. Please read through the entire guide before attempting thedryer repair. If you dont feel confident, call an appliance repair professional to complete the replacement.