Dryer Two Terminal Switch Testing

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Dryer won’t start when the door is closed or won’t stop when the door is opened? This video demonstrates how to test a two terminal switch on a gas or electric dryer. The start switch, door switch, and selector switch are commonly replaced parts for a dryer that won't start.

Other commonly replaced parts for a dryer that won’t start are:

Thermal fuse
Drive motor
Drive belt
Thermal cut out fuse
Main control board
Timer

All of the information provided in this part testing video is applicable to the following brands: Amana, Frigidaire, GE, Kenmore, LG, Maytag, Roper, Samsung and Whirlpool.

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Applicable Parts

Door Switch
Start Switch
Switch
Rotary Switch
Micro Switch
Selector Switch
Dispenser Switch
Off-Balance Switch
Fan Switch
Safety Switch
Rocker Switch
Buzzer Switch
Motor Switch
Lid Switch Assembly
Temperature Switch
Screw
Float Switch
Light Switch
Push Button Switch
Icemaker Switch
Interlock Switch
On - Off Switch
Pressure Switch
Belt Switch

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