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Door switch broke off

The door switch broke off my dryer-is there any other way to turn dryer on?

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  • nojelle2002 Nov 16, 2008

    where is the filter opening? how do I know if it is a top mount filter? I want to bypass the door switch option Thanks!

  • nojelle2002 Nov 16, 2008

    Where is the filter opening?? How do I know if it is a top mount filter?? I want to bypass having to use the door switch. thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    the small tab on inside of door broke offKenmore dryer

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No either replace door switch or bypass it ..remove screws at filter opening(if its a top mount filter) pop clips each corner at edge of and lift top switch

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