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The handle has broken off my dryer (Kenmore Supercapacity 3.5 Quiet Tumble Action Wash-Easy-Acces ) and door must be pushed in very hard in order for it to work properly. Where can I get replacement parts?

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First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number (###.######) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

Here is another link that gives you options for the different model numbers.

http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/43142?searchedModel=43142&postFilter=true&modelFilter=true&productCategoryId=0153200&brandId=&brandFilter=false&categoryFilter=true

The 43142 number is a Stock Number, not a model number and could relate to any number of Sears products.

By looking at the parts site with the full model number you should be able to find the handle, Sears price and "Manufacturer substitute numbers".

The 417 prefix for these washers means that they are manufactured by Kelvinator (Frigidaire) so you may be able to get parts from an appliance parts store stocking their products.

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