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The Home Smithy, Home Appliance Technician
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i have a dryer that starts up when i close the door of dryer.

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i have a dryer that starts up when i close the door of dryer. for example i can be drying clothes and open the door and put something in and never have to press start button. it just start back up. model cedx463sq0

Hi. I'm Smitty. I am a professional appliance repair consultant here to help you diagnose, and repair, your appliance.

Does the dryer stop when you open the door?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thank you. One moment while I look something up.


Sorry for the wait.

Try this for me.

With the door open set the timer to the off position and then close the door. Does the unit start.

Open th edoor again and set the timer to a dry cycle. Close the door. Does the unit start?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
its doesnt start with timer set to off. but if its in dry it will start

Okay, that is good then.

What this means is the start button is stuck. Please do not use the unit until this is resolved. It can ruin the motor.

Please click here to order the new switch.

There is also a complete step by step video of how to install the new switch. It is an easy repair and can be done with a screwdriver and a 1/4" nut driver, wrench, or socket.

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