broken door switch

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

William From Stuarts Drafts, VA

Apr 17, 2008

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Be very careful of burrs on the edges of the steel inside the dryer. I cut myself badly when reaching into unplug the switch.
Procedure: Lifted the dryer top by pulling forward and rotating front up. Removed 2 philips screws holding the switch at the door. Reached into dryer and unplugged bad switch. Inserting small blade screw driver at the edge helped release the plugs detent. Installed new switch using reverse of above.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Switch - 3 Wire

Part Number: PS346704

$16.64
In Stock