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Whirlpool door pin location

Hi, I have a duet whirlpool front loader and the door sensor pin is broken. Looking on the web all I can find is the "door part assembly" and it looks like it cost $50. Does anyone know if I can just get the small pin that fits into the assembly? 50 bucks is way too much to spend for a small plastic pin. Thanks

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No, unfortunately the door latch assy. comes as a complete unit. Part# 8182634. This # is for the entire door latch mechanism, not just the pin and lists for ~$45.00. Easy repair... open the door. At the 6 o'clock position of the door seal, begin removing the seal clamp with a small screwdriver by inserting it between the spring and the seal. Then peel the seal back (at the 3 o'clock position) to gain access to the latch assy. Remove the 3 screws holding the latch in place and pull gently out. Remove the wire harness. Install the new latch and rebuild. (make sure you position the seal clamp the same way it came off... the spring at the 6 o'clock position.) Install time= ~15 minutes. Job done! and well worth the 50 bucks!

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