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    Brand new Kenmore HE3 Dryer (purchased 3/23/09). Control Panel lights up but will not start. When you push the start button it goes "beep-beep-beep". Also, the interior light comes on. Tech says it's a problem with the door closure. A service call has been set (for 5 days from now) and I have a dryer full of wet towels!

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Their is a kit that has been made for that problem that includes the hinge and door strikers and latches. I will find the part # if you i can get the model 3 from you

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