Cover of washing machine wouldn't stay open, it fell on my wife's hand.

ApplianceMaytag Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Edward From Coventry, RI

Nov 08, 2007

9 out of 12 people found this instruction helpful

This is a very simple repair, I opened the top of the washer by inserting a screwdriver between the top and the washer cabinet. There are 2 clips on the front of washer, locate and push in to release top. Lift top with lid attached and remove the 2 screws holding the lid to the top of washer. Remove lid and replace hinge pin and hinge.
Replace lid, close top , all done. Total time about 15 minutes or so. Now the lid will stay up and not fall on someone.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lid Hinge (Now subbed to Lid Hinge)

Part Number: PS2037922

$4.05
In Stock

Lid Hinge Pin (Now subbed to Lid Hinge Pin)

Part Number: PS2037923

$7.46
In Stock