not completing wash cycle unless lid switch depressed with screwdriver

ApplianceKenmore Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

patrick From hilliard, OH

Feb 16, 2011

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disconnected from power
pulled unit clear of wall
removed 2 screws behind lid holding control top to outside covering
tilted back control assembly
used screwdriver to pop out large retaining clips
worked outside covering loose from seals on back and tilted entire covering (including lid) out and away
vacuumed, cleaned and inspected
used screwdriver to remove lid switch and pop harness from under 2 retaining clips
removed ground wire
reversed for installation and re-assembly

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lid Switch Assembly

Part Number: PS334600

In Stock