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10686294340 Kenmore Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 10686294340 parts

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All Instructions for the 10686294340
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door would no longer catch when shut

  • Customer: Leah from Philadelphia PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Having read the instructions and watched the tape, I pried out the remaining catch with a flat screwdriver, read about what the color scheme on the parts wasbout and pushed in the correct part. Voila ! Done in probably two minutes.(By an 82 year old woman!)

dryer door kept popping open

  • Customer: vangelis from rosemead CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
following the repair video made it super easy. thanks!

door would open during drying cycle and shut off machine

  • Customer: Robert from Rochester NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Got online with parts select, easily found the parts needed and ordered them. They arrived very quickly. The repair itself took all of 5 minutes and now the dryer door stays shut like it is supposed to. Only complaint is shipping was more than the parts but then again, I didn't waste a lot of time running all over town looking for what I needed. So, in the long run I saved money , especially when compared to a calling someone else to fix it.(big bucks for even the most minor service call as you all know).

door kept pooping open, clothes took forever to dry. Lot of wasted time and energy and money. Wish we would have reapired a long time ago.

  • Customer: William from Murrieta CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
pop off put in done

Dryer door would not stay shut

  • Customer: Jerry from Yankton SD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Got the latch kit, found the correct one, popped it in...dryer works! Thanks....

door would not close catch fell within the door

  • Customer: Richard from Marmora NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pushed the new catch in by hand. Working great.

Broken door catch

  • Customer: Chuck from Bozeman MT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed two small screws on door edge, pop out broken part, insert new part, replace screws. Took 2 minutes 18 seconds. Nice to have various door catches in the Kit. This was a repair on a 1979 Whirlpool Dryer. Great price & service!!

Dryer door would not close and latch on both catches w/o pushing them shut individually.

  • Customer: David from Middleton WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Our make/model was not on the online instruction, but it was similar. Ours had a glass (plastic)front window in the door. To remove the top catch you had to take out the top four screws that hold the door together (philips head screws) allowing you to pull back the gray plastic strip to access the top latch, then replace it like in the online directions using a needle nose pliers. The bottom catch, once the two remaining the screws were out gives you access to the bottom catch. Remove it with the pliers and snap the new ones into place. You can completely take out the window when you replace the bottom latch if you want.

door wasn't shutting

  • Customer: Tom from Crystal Lake IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just pulled the old parts out on door latch and put the new ones in. Thanks Parts Select for your prompt response and easy process for order and shipment.

door would not close

  • Customer: Daniel from Stratford CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Slipped screwdriver on top and bottom of catch and pullef out. Pressed new catch in plact. Job finished.

Door latch would not hold door shut

  • Customer: Marion from Farwell TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
TOOK SCREWDRIVER POPPED OUT OLD LATCH IN CABNET. TOOK PLIERS POPPED OUT LATCH OUT OF DOOR. SNAPED NEW LATCH PARTS BACK IN.

Dryer door wouldn't close.

  • Customer: John from Mountain Top PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Repair was very easy simply used a screwdriver to remove the cracked old latch and used my fingers to insert my new latch.

Door latch mechanism broke and fell into door

  • Customer: Peter from POTTSTOWN PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Step 1: remove new latch from bag in which part comes. Step 2: push latch into hole where the other latch was. Step 3: enjoy having a dryer you dont have to hold closed with a folding chair.

changed out motor

  • Customer: JEFFERY from KENNER LA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed video on line

noise,motor in-op

  • Customer: robert from lancaster NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took top off,took back off,took lower panel off,removed old motor without taking drum out,got the part # off old motor,looked it up on line then i found the video on how to do the repair...lol. The repair went well and the instructions that came with the new motor were very good as my motor had the old style switch and needed to be rewired. I did go one step further as long as i had it that far apart,I took the duct work apart on the back of the dryer for the vent and I was very glad I did,it had 25 years of lint and all sorts of other thing in it.I cleaned and lubed all other moving parts and reassembled,works and sounds like new !
All Instructions for the 10686294340
661-675 of 816