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Whirlpool/Kenmore Electric Dryer Wrinkle Shield Switch 3405156

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the wrinkle shield rotary switch on a Whirlpool/Kenmore electric dryer. The most common reason for replacing the wrinkle shield switch is when the wrinkle shield doesn't activate.

All of the information for this rotary switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Kenmore, Crosley, Amana, Inglis, Admiral

Tools needed: 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 wrinkle shield 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
Squeeze the tabs to release the wire connector.
6
You’re now ready to install the new wrinkle shield switch.
7
Reattach the wire connector 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 wrinkle shield knob and plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the wrinkle shield rotary switch on a Whirlpool/Kenmore electric dryer. The most common reason for replacing the wrinkle shield switch is when the wrinkle shield doesn't activate.

All of the information for this rotary switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Kenmore, Crosley, Amana, Inglis, Admiral

Tools needed: 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 wrinkle shield 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
Squeeze the tabs to release the wire connector.
6
You’re now ready to install the new wrinkle shield switch.
7
Reattach the wire connector 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 wrinkle shield knob and plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Dryer
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Electric
Product Diagram & Manuals
Parts Needed
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
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