Lid Switch broke had to replace.

ApplianceKenmore Washer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Wrench set
Screw drivers
Socket set

Michael From Litchfield, IL

Apr 08, 2009

9 out of 9 people found this instruction helpful

The biggest problem for me was finding the screws to remove the control panel. First there are two screws on the top back side of the control panel, then there are plastic covers that have to be removed from both sides of control panel, then you can remove the screws at the base of the control panel. Set the control panel back, then remove the golden brackets that hold the cabinet to back of the washer. The whole cabinet will come forward with a little coaxing. (Remember to put the screws with the part you have removed to make sure you put them back in the same place.) Next remove screws that hold on the lid switch, remove wiring from clips, then replace with new switch, situate wiring in clips, position switch into place, screw into place. The cabinet is really hard to get back into place, be patient it may take a few tries. Once you get the cabinet in place, replace the golden brackets, then place the control panel where the screw holes line up and screw down, replace plastic sides, then replace the screws in the back side and your done.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lid Switch Assembly

Part Number: PS350431

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