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Whirlpool/Kenmore Dryer Not Starting? Start Switch #3398095

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the start switch on Whirlpool electric dryers. The most common reason for replacing the start switch is when the dryer starts before the button is pushed or won’t start when the button is pushed.

All of the information in this switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, Inglis, Roper, Crosley, Amana, Estate, Admiral, Magic Chef, Maytag

Tools used: hex socket

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the start switch knob. This may require some effort - You can use string or wire to help pry it off.
3
Next, remove the control panel’s back panel to access the switch itself.
4
Pull the tab and rotate the old switch counter-clockwise to release.
5
Disconnect the wires.
6
You’re now ready to install the new start switch.
7
Reattach the wires then insert the switch into the control panel and rotate clockwise until it snaps into position.
8
Replace the back panel and secure the screws.
9
Reinstall the start switch knob and plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the start switch on Whirlpool electric dryers. The most common reason for replacing the start switch is when the dryer starts before the button is pushed or won’t start when the button is pushed.

All of the information in this switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, Inglis, Roper, Crosley, Amana, Estate, Admiral, Magic Chef, Maytag

Tools used: hex socket
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the start switch knob. This may require some effort - You can use string or wire to help pry it off.
3
Next, remove the control panel’s back panel to access the switch itself.
4
Pull the tab and rotate the old switch counter-clockwise to release.
5
Disconnect the wires.
6
You’re now ready to install the new start switch.
7
Reattach the wires then insert the switch into the control panel and rotate clockwise until it snaps into position.
8
Replace the back panel and secure the screws.
9
Reinstall the start switch knob and plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Dryer
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Electric
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