dryer door won't stay shut

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Diana From Canfield, OH

Dec 09, 2009

1 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

I replaced the male end first hoping that a change in the female part would not be needed. Unfortunately no. I used needle nosed pliers to pry the male part out and pushed the new part in. The female part of the door catch was more difficult. I didn't do it in "textbook" form, but got the job done with pliers and a screwdriver. Worth every penny to fix correctly instead of rigging it. Do it!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Catch Kit

Part Number: PS334230

In Stock