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Whirlpool LEQ9508PW1 interlock door system...

You gave some items to check on my dryer and I did find that it was th interlock system. The little black button at the top of the dryer door. Now...all I need to know is how to fix this little bugger. Thanks Rickzilla...

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Hi beeps299,

Try this website for component details http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/smartsearch.aspx
You should be able to find the part you need here and order it if you cannot find one locally.
Hope this helps!
Regards,
Rick

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