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Hello Debbie;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

1.) It sounds like you have a bad door latch. These are easily replaced. With a small flat head screw driver just wedge them out.
My dryer door wont stay shut while drying - 25305554-b3edjqs4ufvbcqfi2v1m52kl-1-0.jpg

Cost: $7.00

2.) You may also have a broken door switch. Push in on the white button to make sure it goes in. Check the contactor on the door to make sure it is not bent.

Cost: $24.00.

3.) Also, check your door seal to ensure it is not coming off from wear.

Part number 3390733 Cost: $41.00

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