Whirlpool/Kenmore Electric Dryer Door Catch & Strike #279570

This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the door catch and strike mechanism on Whirlpool electric dryers. The most common reason for replacing the mechanism is when the dryer door won’t stay closed.

All the information in this door latch replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Kenmore, Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Roper, Estate, Maytag, Crosley, Inglis, Amana, Admiral

Tools used: Phillips head screwdriver, pliers
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