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Dryer Door Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11741701
Manufacturer Part Number WP3406107
This dryer door switch is a simple on/off switch mechanism that prohibits the dryer from operating when the door is open, and operates the drum light. White in color and 6.5 inches long, this OEM switch is comprised of plastic and metal, and features the switch and three wires that comprise the part. Sold individually, this part attaches to the inside of the top end of the front panel. One end attaches to the wiring harness, the other goes through the panel to make contact with the door when the door is closed. Over time, this part can be subject to material fatigue or breakage due to frequent use or rough handling. If it breaks or is defective, you won't be able to start or stop your drying cycle, depending on the position your switch broke in. The easiest way to test this part for functionality is to test it by hand. Push on the black tab that sticks out of the front panel to make contact with your dryer door; if there is no resistance in the tab and it doesn't make a click sound, you may need to replace it.
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  • Door won’t close
  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Shuts off too soon
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pat from lisbon,, OH
door switch was bad
i was able to go on line with your company , find my dryer, order the part and had it the next day. fast , great , service Read more...
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Push-to-Start Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11748542
Manufacturer Part Number WPW10117655
This switch or push to start switch is used for dryers. It is the tool that completes the circuit and ultimately starts the dryer by pressing and releasing the button after selecting a setting on the timer. The tools needed for this project are a 1/4 inch nut driver, and a flathead screwdriver. To repair, first remove the rear panel and start switch. Next, replace with new start switch and rear panel. Remember to unplug your dryer before beginning this installation and refer to the manual provided by the manufacturer for further installation instructions.
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Josh from Emory, TX
Push to Start switch burned out due to electrical problem
Unplug from the wall ,remove upper back panel ( watch out for the grounding wire screwed to the panel), pulled off front knob, then twist and pull the switch out. Unplug the burned out switch, plugged in the new one. Re-assembled what I took apart, plugged her up and dried the load that was in the washer. Note: if yours is burned out due to house power surge make sure the timer is working after you replace the switch, you might need one of thoes too. Read more...
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Push-To-Start Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11742178
Manufacturer Part Number WP3977456
This push-to-start switch activates the dryer when the button is pressed and released. If your switch is not turning on or off, will not start, or the contacts inside the switch are shorted out, it is best to replace this part as a possible solution. Remember to unplug your appliance before beginning the installation process, as safety precaution. For installation instructions and accurate guidance, refer to the diagram provided by the manufacturer.
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Dennis from Port Orchard, WA
Broke start switch while moving
Turned off the power.Pulled the dryer out, removed the screws from the control cover panel, unplugged the switch, pressed the release clip the did the opposite to install new switch. Replaced the back panel, put the nob on and it looks as good as new.Turned on the power. Read more...
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Door Switch Assembly
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PartSelect Number PS11741700
Manufacturer Part Number WP3406105
A door switch is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the dryer from operating when the door is open.
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John from Bethesda, MD
Dryer would stay on after opening the Door. The switch that turns off the dryer when you open the door was not broken.
You open up the lint filter access door and remove the two small screws that hold it to the top of the dryer. Once they are removed, you insert a flat blade screwdriver under front-top of the unit and the top will pop off. Exerting a little pressure towards you will help lift to top off the mounts. There are no other screws to remove.
The new switch comes attached to a clip. You just pull off the old clip and replace it with the new one and discard the old switch.
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Interlock Switch
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PartSelect Number PS1481922
Manufacturer Part Number WD21X10261
The interlock switch may also be referred to as a belt switch. This part is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the appliance from operating when the door is open. This is a part for your dryer. The interlock switch senses the door is shut and the dryer can begin. This part might need to be replaced if your dryer is not starting or is in process while the door is open. The black rectangular part of the switch is approximately 2 inches long and a 1/2-inch wide with two gold plates on either end. This is a genuine OEM part that is sourced right from the manufacturer.
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  • Door latch failure
  • Shuts off too soon
  • Will Not Start
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Steven from EPHRATA, WA
interlock switch was bad. Prevents the dishwasher form running as it "thinks" the door is still open.
Opened door, removed screw holding down metal plate that presses against interlock switch when door is closed. Removed plastic cover thingy that is over interlock switches. Removed the interlock switch by pressing the plastic lock thingy away from switch. Pulled the wires off each end of the interlock switch. Removed new interlock switch from plastic bag and reversed above procedure. Done, shut door and the dishwasher works. Read more...
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Door Switch
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PartSelect Number PS2344321
Manufacturer Part Number WE4M415
A door switch is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the dryer from operating when the door is open.
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Joshua from Dallas, TX
Dryer would not start
The end repair was very simple and took minimal effort. The time and difficulty was all in the testing. I disassembled the dryer and removed the drum and then hard wired each thermo-fuse to determine where the fault was. After test all of those I was stumped. When I opened the door the light would not come on so I assumed it was a power fault closer to the source. However after all of my testing I couldn't find anything wrong. I then removed the light bulb and realized it was burned out which led me to the door switch being the fault. I removed the switch and soldered the three wire together and the dryer started right up! All I had to do was order a new $15 part, unsolder the wires and plug them in. Would have been so much simpler if that light bulb hadn't of been burned out causing me to over think my diagnosis. This was my first major appliance repair and I did it with only the help of the parts diagram provided on the website. Read more...
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Turn - Type Start Switch
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PartSelect Number PS975832
Manufacturer Part Number 134398300
This part is used to start the dryer once you have selected a setting on the timer.
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ERNEST from SPRINGFIELD, MA
dryer start switch shaft was broken by using pliers after knob was lost
I first disconnected the power by unplugging power cord.

I then removed back cover from control panel using philips screwdriver.

I removed the start switch by twisting it counter clockwise.

I removed the two push on connectors from the start switch.

I installed the two connectors on the new switch.

I twisted the new switch into place, and installed the new knob.

I reinstalled the back cover plate.

I inserted the power cord back into the receptacle.

I twisted the start knob clockwise.

VOILA!!!!!
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Lid Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11723153
Manufacturer Part Number W10820036
This 3 prong lid switch is used for washing machines that do not have a tub light.
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  • Pumps but will not spin
  • Timer will not advance
  • Will not agitate
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Peter from Westbury, NY
washer would not start
To see if the lid switch was the problem I first jumped it out and tried to start the washer. That was the problem. I removed the main controll so I could get to the lid switch. I made the mistake of removing the screws all the way out and the metal clip fell into the body of the washer, no problem since I was changing the drive beld anyway. I realized that you do not remove the screws all the way out, you just have to loosen them and then slide out the lid switch & then replace it. Read more...
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Push-to-Start Switch
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PartSelect Number PS11741493
Manufacturer Part Number WP3398095
This part is used to start the dryer once you have selected a setting on the timer.
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Vincent from Pipersville, PA
defective switch
unplug dryer
pull off switch knob
remove two screws at corners of control unit
pull unit toward you to remove
flip over and remove panel
unscrew switch then twist switch to remove from face on control unit
holding new switch next to old, remove wires from old switch and insert onto new switch
place new switch on control unit face and twist into position
Install screws
replace panel, flip back over
position control unit and slide back to lock in place
screw in corners
replace switch knob
plug in dryer
test switch
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Door Switch - 3 Wire
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PartSelect Number PS2330880
Manufacturer Part Number 134813601
This switch is for a dryer door with a drum light.
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THOMAS from CROSS LANES, WV
drum light stayed on and the dryer would not run, "dr" was was displayed in read out
spoke with repair person he indicated problem was not door switch but control board, prior to repair person arriving I receive the switch in the mail, I unplugged drier used a small edged screw driver to remove door light switch, removed three wire clips from the old switch, re connected the wires to new switch pushed the new switch into its location, closed the door light went out and the drier started and has ran just fine ever since, saved myself several hundred dollars or a new drier Read more...

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