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Kenmore Electric dryer Model 110.8708 - brand new, worked fine for 2 days. Now suddenly the dryer door pops open on its own and shuts down the dryer. Is this an adjustment ?

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  • vmcj3 Apr 12, 2009

    Thanks Joed,

    Thats what I thought looked like the problem, but considering what I just paid for these, the warranty folks will be getting a call.

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Sounds like the door catch is weak. You can try to spead the prongs on the dryer catch (the metal protusion on the dryer, not the door), but be careful. Unless it's very easy to do, call the wrranty dealer for the the machine since it should still be under warranty and the catch should be replaced at no cost to you.

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