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The dryer will not turn on.

The tab in the upper right hand corner of dryer door disapeared.

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  • Anonymous May 12, 2009

    the control lock light is on, and the dryer won't start, trying to move the button doesn't do anything.

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You definitly have a bad door switch.

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Well, thats the door switch. Probably the plastic locking flanges that holds it in place are broken off allowing it to fall back in the cabinet. The flanges and switch are one in the same part itself and not very expensive, but you have to remove the top deck of the cabinet to access the switch/wiring harness and render replacement efforts. You can purchase the part thru Sears/Kenmore by giving them your Whirlpool model number. Once you have the part, be sure to unplug your machine first before attempting this! Safety first!

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