Dryer wouldn't run

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Edward From Richlands, NC

Aug 13, 2009

5 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

Extremely easy repair! Unplug the dryer. Remove the lint trap screen. Take the two screws out of the lint trap chute, pry up the top of the dryer, insert wood or have someone hold top up, remove two screws holding the switch in place while holding the switch so the old spring doesn't fall. Remove old spring and replace with new one. Re-attach switch to dryer with two screws. Plug in and test run. Lower top and push firmly to engages clips. Re-install two scres in lint trap chute followed by the lint trap screen and you are finished!

Repair took about five minutes and saved approximately $70!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Dryer Door Switch Actuator Spring/Lever

Part Number: PS383733

In Stock