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279570 Dryer Latch & Strike Kit For Whirlpool / Maytag / KitchenAid

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SKU: APN279570    
Condition: New
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Replacement door latch and strike kit used for some Admiral, Amana, Estate, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Maytag, Roper, and Whirlpool dryer models.

Directly Replaces: 279570, 279570VP,  14205029, 14205577, 14210022, 236876, 236877, 241282, 241286, 241890, 261847, 263067, 279280, 279337, 279469, 291949, 3390239, 3392538, 3398175, 342295, 347813, 3493, 4165234, 51651001, 51655001, 66021, 690081, 690082, 693717, 694343, 696144, 8208, 830751, 834767, 834813, 834943, 834944, DE902, FSP279570, 2003, 26000279570, 3493, AH334230, AP3094183, EAP334230, PD00002346, PS334230, PS334230, SAP279570.


  • Acts as the latch that keeps the door closed.
  • Includes different styles of door strikes to choose from. 
  • Includes (2) Door Strikes, (1) Screw-On Strike with Screw, (3) Door Catches.


  • Color: Off-White / Gray.
  • Material: Metal / Plastic.
  • Dimensions: 11/16"L x 11/16"W x 3/4"H.

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279570 Dryer Latch & Strike Kit For Whirlpool / Maytag / KitchenAid

Repair Skill Level: 1 | Beginner
No disassembly and minimal tools (if any) needed.

Part Description: The door strike and catch work together to hold the door closed during the cycle.

Failure Symptoms: Door will not close properly or at all, or opens during operation.

Testing: Check door catch and strike for visible wear or damage and replace any damaged pieces.

Bonus Tip: You can reduce wrinkles and dry time by shaking out your clothes before putting them into the dryer.

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The User assumes responsibility associated with making test measurements, adjustments, parts replacements and any other action necessary to perform any recommended procedures. It is the responsibility of the User to ask for clarification if a recommendation is not fully understood, including the risks and hazards associated with the recommended procedures.

  • 279570 Dryer Door Latch & Strike Kit For Whirlpool

    Posted by Kimberlee Kane on 5th Oct 2020

    Item was as described & I was able to view a demonstration on how to install the strike for my dryer!

  • Works great!

    Posted by Randy on 29th May 2018

    No problems here.

  • Solved the Problem..

    Posted by Anonymous on 11th Jan 2018

    I was so glad to be able to find just this particular part for my dryer without having to buy a huge kit with things that I did not need.

    The part fit perfectly and got our dryer up and running again.