dryer would not turn off with door open

ApplianceKitchenAid Dryer

ModelKGYS850LQ1

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

RICHARD From NORCROSS, GA

Sep 21, 2010

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pryed dryer top open and opened front door.. unscrewed the 2 retaining screws. pulled old switch from the wiring harness.
put new switch in place and replaced the retaining screws.
put new switch wire plug into the wiring harness. before closing top, checked door switch function with dryer on.
dryer cut off when door open and when closed dryer started
normally... maint. note instruction book should warn that letting door slam, which i did on occaision, broke the switch
arm. might save future problems.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Switch - 3 Wire

Part Number: PS346704

$16.64
In Stock