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Door Catch Kit

PartSelect Number PS334230

This kit contains two door strikes, and various door catches to service dryer doors that have one or two catches.

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.
  • Shuts off too soon.
  • Takes too long to dry.
  • Will not shut off.
  • No heat or not enough heat.
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Parts Used

  • Door Catch Kit

Level of DifficultyReally Easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

Tools

CustomerTerri from Saint Augustine, FL

Door catch part had fallen out,/ was missing

Received your parts, Popped them both right into place, Even though only one side needed to be replaced, I wanted them to match up. It was amazing how easy this was. My husband was quite impressed I had ordered these rather then look for either a new or used dryer from some other source.

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyReally Easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers

CustomerDaniel from Wichita, KS

Door catch broken; lint filter handle had come off

Removed some screws and partially dismantled the door so I could get the old catch out. Inserted the new catch, and put the screws back in. Saved me an $80+ service call.
On the filter, I had to use pliers to remove the old one because the handle had broken off. Did that, and inserted the new one. Done. Sears had been unable to supply me with a new filter.

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  • Door Catch Kit

Level of DifficultyReally Easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

Tools

CustomerMelody from North Las Vegas, NV

Door wouldn't latch.

I can't believe I waited so long to find this part and do this. I got the package very fast, opened it, took the piece to my dryer and popped it into place with my fingers. It worked perfectly! this took all of two minutes and saved me from having to hold the dryer door closed with a stick. Thank you, thank you!!!

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82 of 83 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

  • Door Catch Kit

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers

CustomerPam from Woodbridge, VA

Dryer door would not stay shut

This repair was a cinch. Pliers to pull out the metal piece and a screwdriver to pry out the 'catch' part in the door. Both replacement pieces went right in. I cannot believe how easy and CHEAP this fix was, and I'm so glad I found this site!! I figured I would have to call a repairman and pay big bucks, so I put it off, but the door was getting worse--slamming it so hard to keep it shut. Again, thanks for this great site.

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Parts Used

  • Door Catch Kit

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers

CustomerRONALD from SALMON, ID

Door kept coming open dryer shuts off

use screwdriver topry plastic out plyers to pull out metal latch put new parts in

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