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sdupp 11-01-2013 03:39 PM

Replace Door Switch
 
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Hi folks I have a Whirlpool Calypso washer and matching Dryer. I need to replace the door switch on the Dryer. I am trying to figure out how to remove the top so I can access the switch. I have looked at some videos but they all look different then my dryer. Thanks for your help!


Whirlpool Electric Dryer
MOD: GEW9868KQ3
SER: MS 1003560

CallMeVilla 11-01-2013 05:09 PM

This video seems to say it all ...

http://www.repairclinic.com/RepairHelp/How-To-Fix-A-Dryer/1-5-651908-/Whirlpool-Dryer-won-t-start-GEW9868KQ3

jeff1 11-01-2013 08:05 PM

Hi,

If the above one doesn't help, might be close to one of these.

jeff.

sdupp 11-02-2013 07:16 AM

Thanks guys much appreciated!! I'm ordering the switch and I'll let you know how I make out. The only thing that appears to be different is the plastic whirlpool emblem across the front of the machine. Hopefully it comes off with the top when I slide it forward to remove it.

Thanks!!

CallMeVilla 11-02-2013 07:46 AM

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I actually solved a budget conscious woman's washing machine lid switch problem with her old high heel. She needed her washing machine immediately, it was Saturday afternoon so no parts places could help.

The switch needed a shim to stay activated ... So I fashioned one out of the hard plastic from a high heel. Epoxied it in place, waited an hour. That was two years ago and the washer works perfectly to this day.

sdupp 11-09-2013 08:06 AM

I replaced the door switch in about 15 minutes. (Piece of cake)
Much appreciated!! Thanks for the help!!! :)

jeff1 11-09-2013 09:28 AM

Thankx for the update :)

jeff.

elbo 11-10-2013 12:04 PM

nice pair of shoes:D

oldognewtrick 11-10-2013 12:06 PM

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Originally Posted by elbo
nice pair of shoes:D

Villa likes to show off his collection every chance he gets... ;)


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