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Dryer door won't shut

The metal catch for the door is loose and won't engage the stud to shut the door completely. I'm having trouble removing the metal catch.

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    James Metcalfe Jan 27, 2009

    It won't line up because it is loose and I can't secure it.

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You will have to adjust the catch to line up and secure it ,
good luck !

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SOURCE: Maytag Model MGD6400TQ Front Door Won't Shut Completely

heres the aprt number for the "catch" , if you have a problem removing it i would simply push it into the door, it will fall to teh bottom , no need to worry about ti wont hurt nothin.. its meant to grab and snap into place as you push it into place, whichis why itdoesnt wnat to pull back out the same way W10111905

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