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Dryer won't turn off when door is opened

Kenmore dryer #86681100 won't turn off when door opens

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  • bigtruknut Mar 30, 2008

    Thanks for the answer. I had to remove the top of the dryer to get at the switch.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    dryer wont stop when the door is opened

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The problem is the door switch. Order a new switch and replace the old one. Remove the front panel of the dryer and the switch is at the top of the opening held on by two screws and connected by two or three wires.

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