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WHIRLPOOL DRYER DOOR SWITCH

HI......HOW DO I CHECK THE SWITCH . IT HAS 3 WIRES. THANKS
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Its a simple continuity test, youll need a meter, one wire is common, one controls power to the light and other to the motor.checking the light circuit is easy, presssing it will turn the light on'ff. that half of switch works,

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If the door has not been opened for 3 consecutive cycles or the door switch is open while the door is locked for more than 5 seconds.

Possible Causes/Procedure

-Door not opened during 3 consecutive cycles.

1. Open and close the door.
2. Verify CCU operation by running a Diagnostic Test or any cycle.

-Door switch open while door is locked.

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