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    I have a Kenmore electric dryer model no. 66722690.
Lately, if you open the door to check a load, the dryer starts back when you  reclose the door....even without pushing the PUSH TO START button.  I am scared that this is a fire hazard.  Please help!!!!Thank you...

ANSWER: From a fresh load. if that is the case, when you turn the timer knob to a dry setting....does the dryer start without pushing the start button?

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Eric and Ann Campion

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QUESTION: Yes, it starts without pushing the start button.  Have a good day...

Replace the start switch which is part number 3395385.  Cost is 15.95 in new or 8.00 in good quality used through us.  Shipping would be 6.95.  Order through us and we will guide you through the installation if necessary.  Should you choose to order, follow this link to our website where you can scroll down and fill out the secure order form to process your order.  If you have any problems, concerns or need further information, feel free to reply to this email or for Parts Order Only, call 570-622-6441.  Keep in mind ordering through us helps continue this free on-line help available for you and many others.  Help those that help you.  

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Eric & Ann Campion

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