The Door Switch broke and Dryer would not run

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Jesus From Hillsborough, NC

Jul 22, 2008

18 out of 23 people found this instruction helpful

1. Removed wires to switch
2. Lifted top panel of Dryer with a screw driver
3. removed two inside screws holding the from panel against the drum.
4. Dropped front panel on the floor and removed door switch.
5. While the door was out, I removed the lint panel attached to the door - two screws.
6. Cleaned the door panel with a vaccum cleaner
7. replaced lint panel onto door with two screws
8. replaced door switch to the front panel
9. placed front panel on to the from of dryer with two screws.
10. Connected wires onto the door switch.
11. Closed top dryer panel and them pressed hard to catch on to metal clips.
12. Attached Dryer cable to electrical outlet
13. Trurned Dryer on and open door as it tumbled to confirm it would stop.
14. Done

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

USE WPL 31001319 (Now subbed to Switch Clip)

Part Number: PS2030884

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USE WPL 53-0148 (Now subbed to Door Switch)

Part Number: PS2047676

In Stock