Washer stopped working mid cycle restarts after resetting lid

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer

ModelLA5550XPW5

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Eric From West Chester, PA

May 09, 2011

6 out of 8 people found this instruction helpful

Repair went well, but my switch only had one contact on the non common end. The new switch had two contacts. One is for operation with lid open and one for lid closed. Make sure to connect to the lid closed contact and the common on the other end and leave the lid open contact unused.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Dryer Door and Washer Lid Switch Kit

Part Number: PS334185

$19.95
In Stock