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Dryer will not turn off when I open the door. As the light will not come on, I believe the problem is the switch on the door. The door switch assembly can be ordered from Roper, but I cannot find a schematic that shows me how to replace the switch. Can you direct me to where I can find this information? Thank you. Roper dryer model: RES7646KQ2.

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Good day,
Sounds like the door switch. Easy repair. Remove the lint filter.
Remove the 2 screws under the lint filter opening. With a screw driver, insert it between the lid and front panel on one side at a time. Pop that end up and then do the other side.
Lift the lid up and away from you.
You will see the switch. Replacing it is a pure nuts and bolts operation. Just make sure you mark the wires before removing the old switch.
The kit (It's a Whirlpool product) should be available at any decent sized appliance parts house.

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