Does anyone have any experience with the following scenario on a
The door on this dryer has two metal cables on either side that go
inside the cabinet and attach to two springs that provide some tension
to close the door. But at this time the door is not held closed tight
enough and the door sensor switch opens and the dryer shuts off. The
springs and cables were both recently replaced (a 6 year old sat on
the door when it was open) and everything was fine for a couple of
weeks but now the above described problem is ocurring. I'm thinking
about sligthly beding the sensor switch but I'm open to anyone who has
previous experience with this configuration.
Thanks for your ideas.
On 3 Nov 2005 04:50:05 -0800, "Appliance Repair Aid"
Good point, when the door is closed the only force the cables exert is
in the upward direction so they really can't assist keeping the door
It is an older dryer.
The youngster is small for her age but she certainly could have made
an "adjustment" to the mechanism.
Thank you Jeff and Bill for the pointer to the web page.
I'll look at the latches next time I'm at this woman's house and see
if replacing them might help.
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