Door Safety switch would not shut off dryer when door was opened

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Derick From Cottondale, AL

May 16, 2012

1.power off at plug or circuit breaker. 2.Remove lint filter.Remove two screws at top of filter. 3.Use flat screwdriver to pry open front of dryer top. 4.Easy access to door switch plug inside. 5.Unplug switch.A small flat screwdriver can help. 6.Unscrew old switch from front of door opening-replace. (Careful not to drop screws down vent opening when replacing) 7.Restore power.You're back in business.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Switch - 3 Wire

Part Number: PS346704

In Stock