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2029855-1-S-Whirlpool-306436-Door Latch Kit
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Door Latch Kit

PartSelect Number PS2029855

This dryer door latch kit comes in two pieces: a door latch, and a door strike. It's used to help hold your door shut to your dryer.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Door won’t close.
  • Will Not Start.
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Parts Used:
  • Door Latch Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Robert from San Antonio, TX

Door latch broke (after 28 years!)

Removed old latch. Installed new latch. No problem.

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Parts Used:
  • Door Latch Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Phillip from Gardena, CA

Broken door latch

The dryer door on my mom's Maytag SG1000 (washer/dryer stacked unit) wouldn't stay closed; the latch had finally broken. The replacement kit includes both the female latch and the male striker. I replaced both even though the old striker was still good. The old parts were easily pried out and removed with a small flat-blade screwdriver. But what the PartSelect website, and the other "repair stories" found here, fail to mention is that the male striker is held in place with a small metal "door strike retainer" plate that falls down into the door as soon as you pry off the striker. You will need a small Phillips screwdriver to take the door apart and retrieve the plate. After snapping the new striker into the plate the door can be reassembled -- a simple job that only takes a couple of minutes.

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Parts Used:
  • Door Latch Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Paul from Ladera Ranch, CA

Latch broken

Pop out with screwdriver and push in new part. easy

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Parts Used:
  • Door Latch Kit
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Pliers
Customer: Rolland from Las Cruces, NM

Replace worn out & broken latch assembly

Just used a needle nose plier to remove the broken part, and inserted by hand the new part.

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