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Dryer does not turn off when door is opened.

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dryer does not turn off when door is opened.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  John replied 2 months ago.

Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm John. Does the dryer blow warm air, when it's running with the door open? Will you please send me the complete model number? It's printed on an i.d. label that's located on or near the door. Thank you.

Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 2 months ago.

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If the dryer does not turn off when the door is opened you have a bad door switch. The door switch is stuck in the closed position and would need to be replaced to fix that issue.

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