Dryer wouldn't go into high spin

ApplianceKenmore Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Kristofer From Crescent City, CA

Feb 14, 2008

17 out of 21 people found this instruction helpful

this repair was easy, but it was repair #3.
#1: Fix-it guy said the front control board needed replaced. Ordered part from box store. Shoulda come here!
#2: Replaced motor control board. Harder to replace. Shoulda let the new front board run error code first. Again, used brand name supplier. Oops!
#3: Still not spinning. Error code "Door is open" but it's closed.
Remove door lock/switch assy, wires to the front board, and striker. 4 screws, 15 minutes. reached in through the top (did NOT unseat rubber around door).
Plugged wires into door lock. Inserted striker. Using multimeter on "Ohms" tested switch. No continuity=switch not closed.
New switch cost less, arrived faster. thank you Parts Select!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Strike

Part Number: PS890617

$6.60
In Stock

Door Lock/Switch Assy (Now subbed to Door Lock and Switch Assembly)

Part Number: PS2367737

$68.60
In Stock