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PartSelect Number PS2039436
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:
After checking power to the outlet, I removed the back panel to remove the Control Panel. Testing the timer shoed I had nothing leaving the timer (Door was closed and I held the Push/Start button at the same time. Ordered and replace new timer - still didn't work. Teseted the door button and found it corroded. Tried cleaning contacts and got it to work for a split second. Ordered Door Switch and Push/Start Button -just in case. Replaced door switch - dryer works fine!
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Disconnect dryer power supply, remove back cover from console, by removing 5screws. Pull out start switch using screwdriver to release plastic locking clips, disconnect wiring harness, reconnect wiring harness to new switch, and slide new switch into the mounting location, allowing the locking clips to engage. Reinstall back console cover, reconnect power supply, and test.
I removed 3 screws to open panel, removed defective switch, replaced with new switch. Reistalled panel, tested machine. Saved myself $100.00 service call charge plus having to wait for 2 weeks to have repair done. Priceless..........
Removed the control panel disconnect the wires on the bad part and replaced with new. Extremely quick and easy less than 10 minutes. Part ordered on line and received within one day.
Removed back cover of console,using screwdriver and nut driver. Removed old switch by squeezing the end tabs and pulling switch out. Removed wires on switch with pliers. Placed wires on new switch using pliers. Snapped new switch back in place. Replaced back cover to console with screwdriver and nut driver.
Installed new starter switch but it turns out that was not the problem. After checking the wiring diagram I tested the door switch and found that it was faulty. I jumped across it behind the control panel and now the dryer works fine.I'll replace the door switch later. If you do has I did remember that the dryer will then run with the door open and is dangerous. My mistake was I did not check the old starter switch with the ohm meter right off, silly me.
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